European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Engaged entrepreneurship research in Europe

Policy Forum – Entrepreneurial activities in the Circular Economy

 at RENT XXXII in Toledo, Spain on 14 November 2018

No fee is charged for participation in this workshop. However, participation in the RENT Conference is compulsory. Apply by 7 November 2018 at the latest.



15:00-16:20       Situation and Evolution of Circular Economy in Spain

Opening words from Professor Eddy Laveren, President Elect

  • Francisco Martínez Arroyo, Counsellor of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Development Council of Castilla La Mancha
  • Luis Jiménez, Association for Sustainability and Society Progress (ASYPS) and Author of Cotec Report on Circular Economy 2017 and Elena Pérez Lagüela, Projects Responsable de Proyectos en ASYPS
  • Álvaro Rodríguez, The Climate Reality Project en España, organización fundada y presidida po el Premio Nobel Al Gore

Moderator: Francisco Sáez Martínez, Co-Chair of Rent XXXII and Cytema Coordinator

16:20-16:40       Coffee Break

16:40-18:00       Eco-innovation management and Policy

  • Irene Díez Ruíz, General Manager, ECOALF Foundation
  • Mª Mercedes García- Muñoz Martínez, Gestión de Residuos Manchegos SL, Director of the Environment and R&D Projects Department, GESREMAN
  • Clara Fernandez Monasterio, Responsible of Ecoembes-Castilla La Mancha and Virginia Moreno Medina, Institutional Relations Manager, ECOEMBES

Moderator: Maria Del Val Segarra Oña, Prof. Applied Economics, Universitat Politècnica de València


When and where?
On 14 November at 15:00-18:00 at San Pedro Martir,  San Clemente Street, S/N, 45002, Toledo

Apply by sending an e-mail message (with “ECSB Policy Forum” in the subject line) to Cristina Diaz ( by 7 November 2018 at the latest.