Welcome to the FORCE ACADEMY

The FORCE ACADEMY is the learning platform for Circular Economy and Bioeconomy in the European Union. In this platform you will find resources, online courses and relevant content in the subject.

This platform is part of the FORCE Project – cities collaborating FOR Circular Economy, a European Horizon 2020 project funded by the European Comission.

New FREE Course – Applications closed.

Circular Bioeconomy: wood and food value chain partnerships

November 16 to 20 | Online


This course is funded by the Horizon 2020 FORCE Project and will be managed by TICASS and The University Of Genoa, Italy

Applications are closed.









Included in the course if approved 


Teachers with real world skills


Of online training
in group


Online sessions and group project

The next FORCE – cities collaborating FOR Circular Economy – Academy’s international e-learning course will be held in November 16-20 and will be focused on “Circular Bioeconomy: wood and food value chain partnerships”.

It is addressed to European students: third year students of bachelor degree, master students, graduates and master graduates, PhD students with an affinity for Circular Economy in the context of waste prevention, reuse, repair as well as collection at city level.

The course aims at allowing a better understanding of circular bioeconomy from a theoretical and an applied perspective. It will include economics and marketing issues, environmental issues and legal issues.

It consists of one week of lectures, including entrepreneurial testimonials, for at least 4 hours per day, individual assignments, teamwork, presentation of projects.

Teaching staff will be composed by academics, policy makers and industrial experts including chemists, engineers, biotechnologists and managers.

In a nutshell, it is a one of a time one-week intensive free international course for university students that provides 2 ECTS from the University of Genoa, funded by the EU Horizon 2020 framework through the FORCE project.