The circular economy concept is of crucial importance to post-COVID-19 recovery.Countries of the Western Balkans are working to improve waste management and could benefit from the circular economy approaches, which consider systemic interdependencies and go beyond the tendency to look merely at recycling rates.

Circular economy is also a pivotal tool for delivering part of the 2050 decarbonisation agenda in Europe. EIT RawMaterials has joined forces with EIT Climate-KIC, EIT Food, EIT Health, EIT Manufacturing, EIT Digital and EIT Urban Mobility in a joint initiative aimed at bolstering collaboration and enhancing the circular economy approach in the region.

Details about the events:

Meetups will be organized online creating a unique networking opportunity combined with keynote insight and conversation booster speeches delivered by local experts and authorities and leading experts from the raw materials, agri-food, and digital sector.


  • Belgrade Metropolitan University, Serbia (the event is organised online)
  • Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, North Macedonia (the event is organised online)


  • 30 November 2021 in Belgrade – Registration Deadline: 28 November 2021
  • 2 December 2021 in Skopje – Registration Deadline: 30 November 2021

Belgrade event Agenda    Belgrade event registration

Skopje event Agenda        Skopje event registration

Participation in the workshop is FREE of charge.