New article on a taxation framework for the Circular Economy

25 January, 2021  |  General

In the Circular Economy Action Plan of the European Union there is a section about “getting the economics right”, encouraging the application of economic instruments. In a new article in the journal Circular Economy and Sustainability, Leonidas Milios outlines a comprehensive taxation framework, applied across the life cycle of products. The framework includes (1) a raw material resource tax,... Read more


Alternatives to throwaway

27 November, 2020  |  General

In an article published on Linköping University's website, Mistra REES Program Director Mattias Lindahl and Erik Sundin, professor of sustainable production, argue about how to use existing resources in a more efficient way to be able to achieve the global sustainability goals. Read the article... Read more


New book on Functional Sales – Free Download

5 November, 2020  |  General

Mistra REES has contributed to a book on functional sales which can be downloaded via this link. The book is only available in Swedish. This is a popular science guide to the Swedish rules on functional selling (or, if you prefer, as a service-sales). The purpose of the guide is to provide both an overview of the rules on functional sales, and some advice, from a proactive, primarily legal,... Read more


Corona-related research with potential to create benefits

5 June, 2020  |  General

IVA's 100 list contains many research projects with great potential to create benefits, through industrial commercialization, business and method development or societal impact. Mistra REES is one of the highlighted research programs that are extra relevant right now by offering solutions to challenges associated with the corona crisis. Read more here and watch the related Mistra REES video here.... Read more


Exploring the Circular Economy and Institutions

22 May, 2020  |  General

A seminar with Joss Bleriot and Henry Leveson-Gower. Hosted by Ken Webster. Watch it... Read more


Linköping University is now a member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation CE100 network.

11 May, 2020  |  General

The Circular Economy 100 (CE100) is a leading network providing a pre-competitive space to learn, share knowledge, and put ideas into practice. Mistra REES is one of the key programs included in Linköping University's profile on the Ellen MacArthur Foundation website. Learn more... Read more


PhD student positions in financial assessment of circular economy solutions

8 May, 2020  |  General

LINKÖPING UNIVERSITY Hereby advertises a position as PhD students (licentiate) in Business Administration formally based at the Department of Management and Engineering (IEI) The two Ph.D. students will be provided with differentiated research topics within the REES program. This will include making an inventory of what methods are used in industry to assess financial performance of... Read more


New Mistra REES publication

6 May, 2020  |  General

A Product/Service System Design Schema: An Application to Big Data Analytics is the title of a recently published article by Mistra REES researchers Tomohiko Sakao and Abhijna Neramballi. The contributions of this article are threefold. First, a consolidated PSS (Product/Service System) design procedure that has high applicability is provided. Second, this article gives one perspective nexus... Read more