The Project, coordinated by UCAM (Catholic University of Murcia), will show his development about rural circular economy in Brussels on 12 th February.

The European project LIVERUR, coordinated by UCAM and funded by UE in Horizon2020 program, will be review by members of the European Commission in a knowledge transfer session in Brussels.

The session, called as “LIVERUR MIDTERM CONFERENCE: Knowledge Transfer Session”, is tructured in three round tables where there will be talk about circular economy and the concept of rural living lab; rural development and business modelling and social, environmental and economic impact pathways of LIVERUR. During the journey, will be presented the thirteen pilot zones in which this business model has been implemented. The session will be ended with the conclusion and future steps of LIVERUR.

The aim of LIVERUR is to upgrade the agricultural SME’s with a new successful business model that can be replicated and spread in any rural area of Europe. Such organizations are a crucial factor in the structure and dynamics of the EU’s rural economy.

Thirteen countries are involved in the project: Austria, France, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Malta, Portugal, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Tunisia and Turkey.