Creating business through circular design

CIRCO powers the development of the Circular Economy, driven by Design. Companies work together with designers on developing applicable circular business products, sharing knowledge, experience and inspiration with their network.

CIRCO “Creating business through circular design” is a project, that inspires and facilitates the manufacturing industry to ‘Go Circular’, using a circular design approach. Our mission is make circular design the new default.

Circular Business Design Track

During three intensive workshop days differ ten groups of companies discover new opportunities for their company and start up circular business using a circular design approach. The CIRCO approach and tools are is based upon the (‘Products that Last’) framework of Technical University Delft. At the end of the CIRCO Tracks the companies have a concrete implementation plan for a circular product, service and/or business model.

Circular Design Class

As a creative professional, you play an important role in creating circular business. During this Circular Design Class creatieve professionals learn the ins and outs of circular design, practice the application, and are inspired to play their role as circular change agent.


We combine and share new knowledge and experiences, debate challenges and solutions and facilitate networking and collaboration within the CIRCO community. Join us in our LinkedIn Group CIRCOnl and follow CIRCO on Facebook and Twitter.


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CIRCO is a project of CLICKNL, the Dutch Creative Industries Knowledge and Innovation Network, and is executed by Reversed Concepts, Nuovalente, Circle Economy and Partners for Innovation together with the CIRCO Trainers network

CIRCO is supported by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management.

CIRCO team

CIRCO trainers