17 April 2024
The Circular Economy LAB for SUMAS Sustainability Management School

A tailored research and project work activity aimed at preparing the future students and professionals of the circular economy: this was the goal and content of the meetings that the Circular Economy Lab team held between November 2023 and January 2024 for Sustainability Management School (SUMAS), a Swiss business school based in the Tortona district of Milan.

18 March 2024
Results of Call4Circular | Circular Water 4 Healthcare

Recently concluded, the Call4Circular | Circular Water 4 Healthcare is the circular open innovation project promoted by SYNLAB and Bracco, in partnership with IRCCS Ospedale Galeazzi – Sant’Ambrogio (Gruppo San Donato), within the context of Federated Innovation @MIND, and executed by the Circular Economy Lab, an initiative by Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center and Cariplo Factory.. The project has generated significant interest both nationally and internationally.

Agrifood tecnologie
07 March 2024
Technologies supporting circular economy moels

The circular economy in the agrifood sector is characterized “by design” by the regenerative agriculture, where cultivation and harvesting phases are studied and designed to generate healthy nutrients and foods while optimizing the use of resources and preserving and regenerating the surrounding environment.

06 December 2023
Cicular Agents: launch of the civic education program designed by CE Lab

Continues until February 2024 the pilot edition of the "Circular Agents - Laboratorio di Futuro", the civic education course for secondary schools of I level in Lombardy conceived by the CE Lab and realized by WeSchool with the support of Intesa Sanpaolo and Fondazione Cariplo.

13 November 2023
Food consumption and environmental certifications: towards the circular model

As we have seen in occasion of the first article of this series of insights on the food system, the limits of the linear economy in agri-food are so evident that more and more companies and institutions are now engaged in redefining production processes towards a circular economy model aimed at reducing environmental and social impacts, reduce waste, make the supply chain more efficient and the traceability of the latter. All this, however, may be insufficient for this purpose if due account is not taken of new trends and consumer wishes. 

26 October 2023
The Circular Economy Lab for the circular transition of the United Arab Emirates

Intesa Sanpaolo and Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center, the Group company dedicated to frontier innovation and to the spread of the circulator economy have signed a Strategic Master Agreement with the Ministry of Economy of the United Arab Emirates in order to promote the adoption of the circular economy principles and the design of a circular ecosystem in the country. The Circular Economy Lab (an initiative created by Cariplo Factory and Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center) will also contribute to the project, with its heritage of expertise and experience in the field of circular transformation.