The work in ReCiPSS has completed. ReCiPSS 3rd and final project review meeting is planned for 19th Jan 2023 from 13:00-17:00. During the meeting, the project partners will present an overview of the main achievements and key results.

Learnings from the implementation of Circular Business Models in the European Manufacturing Industry and the way forward. Are you interested in learning about How the Automotive industry is becoming more circular by implementing Core Management as a Service to enable Remanufacturing? How the White Goods industry is becoming more circular by implementing Pay-Per-Use business models? […]

As part of an event by the H2020 C-SERVEES and ReCiPSS projects, the ReCiPSS team presented the project results and participated in a panel discussion with European Commission’s Policy Officers in Brussels . The key results include Successful demonstration of a Pay-Per-Use business model in the white goods sector implemented by Gorenje for their washing […]

ReCiPSS partner KTH participated in the Circular Materials Conference 2022 in Skellefteå, Sweden. The team presented the project and shared ReCiPSS flyers with conference participants.

ReCiPSS Executive Board Meeting was held on September 8, 2022, where all WP leads presented the progress of their respective work packages.

Join the industry workshop at Automechanika Frankfurt,September 14th, 11 am in Hall 3C, Room Extrakt. EU Project ReCiPSS partners will be there to present the digital platform that enables Core Management as a Service.

Just before the summer break, ReCiPSS partner CirBES Circular Business and Engineering Systems AB organized Circular Business Game at Bosch. The experiential board game workshop about circular business considered three different scenarios (linear, closed-loop, circular) to explore the transition challenges and opportunities towards circularity.

ReCiPSS 9th General Assembly and 3rd Advisory Board meeting was held from 17-18 May in Bayreuth, Germany. The project partners  updated each other on the project progress and latest developments.

Farazee Asif presented the H2020 project ReCiPSS to a delegation of 28 people from different German organisations. This was an initiative by the German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce to strengthen the collaboration between Sweden and Germany. We hope that more German organisations will join forces with KTH Royal Institute of Technology in future in the mission to implement Circular Manufacturing Systems.

We are proud to announce that as part of the ReCiPSS’s White Goods demonstrator, ATAG Benelux have installed more than 50% of the ASKO appliances in the Netherlands. These appliances are already connected to IoT platform ConnectLife to roll out the “pay-per-use” test.

ReCiPSS project partner KTH Royal Institute of Technology joined ISO Technical Committee for Circular Economy (CE) standardization (ISO/TC 323) in June 2020 as an expert member. Since then KTH has been actively participating in the ISO meetings and has contributed in drafting several CE standards which are at different stages of their development. KTH has invited Raul Carlson to […]

ReCiPSS has been selected to showcase outstanding results during the coming European Industry Days Event 2022. This event is organised by the European Commission – Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs – and will take place from 08 to 11 February 2022. EU Industry Days is Europe’s flagship annual event, highlighting industrial frontrunners and […]

As part of the ReCiPSS project, the white goods manufacturer Gorenje is launching a Pay-Per-Use laundry service to demonstrate Circular Business Model. This new Circular Business Model promises a more convenient laundry solution. The Pay-Per-Use model will utilize professional grade ASKO washing machines that will collect technical and operational data to provide customers with an overview of […]

As part of the ReCiPSS project, the white goods demonstrator Gorenje has developed a new smart WiFi-connected washing machine under the ASKO Professional brand with integrated sensors that monitor washing machines’ operating conditions in real-time. ASKO washing machines are able to self-detect and monitor the operational data which is then used to give advice on […]

On November 18th the ReCiPSS partners concluded 8th GA. Several new and interesting developments have been presented and the action points for the upcoming months have been set. Thanks to all partners for their active participation and contributions!

ReCiPSS project partner CirBES Circular Business and Engineering Systems AB has published a webinar on circular supply chains in the automotive industry. In this webinar, Saman Amir discusses the potential of simulations to support decision making for the design and implementation of circular supply chains in the automotive industry. The video recording of the webinar can be found at […]

As part of the ReCiPSS Project, one of the key areas of research and development is “Product Design in a Circular Economy”. To disseminate the knowledge developed in this area,  on 27 Oct 2021 KTH organized a webinar with Professor Conny Bakker from TU Delft. The video recording of the webinar can be found at the following […]

ReCiPSS Advisory Board will have their 2nd meeting (online) on Oct 13, 2021, to discuss the progress of the ReCiPSS project and to provide an outside view on the developments. The Advisory Board is constituted by experts from both businesses and research organizations with extensive experience from the economic and sustainability perspective on manufacturing systems. […]

The EU project ReCiPSS has entered its critical phase with many ongoing developments. To inform the relevant stakeholders about the latest developments, we are organizing a ReCiPSS Day on June 16, 2021 (10:00-17:45). The event is being organized as part of the PhD course in Circular Economy and Industrial Systems at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in […]

On Thursday, June 24, 2021, the 36-Month Review Meeting of the ReCiPSS project will take place.  In this meeting, the ReCiPSS partners will present the progress and the results achieved so far to the representatives of the Research Executive Agency (REA) and the independent external reviewer appointed by the European Commission.

A big milestone for the ReCiPSS project and the automotive sector in implementing Circular Manufacturing Systems! After 1.5 years of preparation, the physical part of the automotive demonstrator within the ReCiPSS project has officially started. In March 2021 first used parts (cores) from German wholesaler Lorch arrived at the selection hub in Göttingen. The cores from all of Lorch’s suppliers will be identified, evaluated and sorted now. In addition to that, four […]

Wholesaler Lorch joins ReCiPSS automotive demonstrator. We are excited to announce that german automotive wholesaler Ernst Lorch KG, located in Albstadt/Germany, is working with the ReCiPSS project as an industrial user within the automotive demonstrator. Lorch is operating a network of outlets in Germany, Austria and Switzerland to supply car parts and everything else automotive […]

MU team of the ReCiPSS project participated within the Mjuni program on Saturday 8th February 2020.  Mjuni is the specific Masaryk University program focused on juniors of the age from 9 to 17 and its main aim is both to present University  and its educational and research activities to the potential students as well as […]

Mr Michael Schedler, the CEO of our project partner C-ECO, is going to present #ReCiPSS in the Reman-Policy Group of the CLEPA (European Association of Automotive Parts Manufacturers) on 27th Nov in Brussels. CLEPA is a platform bringing together decision-makers in car-part producing companies. Within this platform there is specific group with dedicated focus on […]

The ReCiPSS team has gathered for the 4th General Assembly meeting at the faculty of Economics and Administration of Masaryk University in Brno. Several major developments such as IoT platform supporting smart washing machines, automotive part data exchange platform and supply chain simulation platform are demonstrated. Furthermore, the team went through progress update, workshop on […]

The team of EU H2020 project ReCiPSS will gather at the Faculty of Economics and Administration, Masaryk University in Brno for the 4th General Assembly Meeting with two intensive days of progress update, workshops and planning.

Sustainability should not be the company’s side project but the whole business model. This is according to Amir Rashid, Head of Unit at KTH’s Department of Industrial Production. Their mission? To help companies to work sustainably for real. “It is high time for companies to rethink. “The manufacturing sector has since the industrial revolution created welfare while significantly […]

MU team presented ReCIPSS project at the Night of Scientists – nationwide science popularizing action organized by the researches from universities and research organization on 27th September 2019. During the event called “Do not buy, do not own, share” the visitors across all generations could test their knowledge of circular and sharing economy, get knowledge on the topic […]

The SerBIT project completed its journey on 20th August 2019 through the final demonstration of the developments at Gorenje Gospodinjski Aparati D. D. in Velenje. The knowledge and the developments of SerBIT will be implemented and further developed in the white goods demonstrator of ReCiPSS project. SerBIT stands for “Integrated IT-Platform to support OEMs in implementing […]

ReCIPSS project was presented at the 14th IFKAD conference during the 5th, 6th and 7th June 2019 in Matera, Basilicata, Italy. More than 290 people from 40 countries around the world attended the conference this year. A special track was devoted to the project with the title “Knowledge ecosystems and circular economy – challenges and barriers”. Members of the […]

The team of EU H2020 project ReCiPSS gathered at Technical University of Delft for biannual General Assembly Meeting with two intensive days of progress update, workshops and planning. The workshops on circular business model, supply chain, product and life-cycle design and ICT infrastructure were very stimulating for the whole team.  The team is actively engaged in […]

The General Assembly of the ReCiPSS project will take place on 21st and 22nd May, in our project partner’s premises at TU Delft. Project partners will gather to review the project progress, discuss the main topics of the project and plan for the upcoming phases.

Dr. Aleš Mihelič the Head of Pre-development of R&D Laundry Care Competence Centre was invited by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) to hold a lecture at the meeting entitled Circular Economy: Greening Designs for Inclusive and Sustainable Development that took place in Vienna on 1 April.  At the meeting, he introduced the Gorenje […]

Reverse logistics is one of the most fundamental headaches for remanufacturers, but a new initiative aims to simplify the process. Core brokers are being urged to join a 90-minute workshop, which will be run by Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) together with 12 other partners of the ReCiPSS consortium at ReMaTec 2019 on Sunday […]

In an effort to provide timely information about ReCiPSS project, we are excited to announce that ReCiPSS project Twitter account has been officially launched. Please follow us on Twitter: @recipss Or visit: to get continuous updates about the project! You are also invited to share it in your networks, and post project relevant information […]

Amir Rashid, the coordinator of the ReCiPSS project and Ales Mihelic from Gorenje will participate in the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) in Japan on 22-24 October 2018, which is organized by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan and Sitra. They have been invited to share the ReCiPSS ideas as the show case and […]

ReCiPSS LinkedIN group has been launched. The group can be access at: . Join the group, share it in your networks, and follow the project to get updates.

The European Commission supports industry in large scale implementation of Circular Manufacturing Systems – a drive towards a stable circular economy. Resource-efficient Circular Product-Service Systems (ReCiPSS) is a research project kicked-off on June, 1st 2018. Two industrial large-scale demonstrators of the Automotive and the White Goods industry are involved in the project. ReCiPSS is co-funded […]