Life Cycle in Practice (LCiP) European Project

Life Cycle in Practice (LCiP)

LCiP "Life Cycle in Practice" is a project co-financed by the LIFE Programme + Policy and Governance on the theme of the environment of the European Union, supporting technological projects with significant environmental impacts. The project is jointly funded by each of the participants.

The overall aim of the project is to help SME's in France, Belgium, Spain and Portugal in reducing the environmental impact of their products and services throughout the Life Cycle, in the construction, energy (equipment) and waste management sectors.

  • Coordinator: CD2E (Creation and Development of Eco-Enterprises)
  • 4 partners: CD2E (FR), GreenWin (BE), Laboratorio Nacional de Energia e Geologia, I.P. (PT), Prospektiker - European Institute for Future Studies and Strategic Planning (ES)
  • Partner Regions:
    • France (Nord-Pas de Calais)
    • Belgium (Wallonia)
    • Spain (Basque Country)
    • Portugal (all Regions)
  • The results expected from the project are as follows:
    • A "Life Cycle Maturity Assessment”: assessment report on the maturity of the 3 sectors with regard to the application of LCA
    • A network of 13 "Life Cycle Champions": 13 individuals who serve as a benchmark for the application of LCA in their sectors
    • 40 trainers engaged in 4 LCA training clubs, with training modules available in 3 languages (FR, ES, PT)
    • 32 businesses supported in the implementation of LCA
    • A dissemination plan for each sector
    • A tool for assessing environmental impact, based on LCA and aimed at SME's
    • Methodology guides
    • A series of 9 Life Cycle Awards spread over the 4 participating Regions
  • Start date: January 2014
  • Duration: 34 months
  • Employees: 1 full-time equivalent

Download the presentation slides and brochure.

Further information on the web site dedicated to the project: www.lifelcip.eu


List of participants

Participants Countries
1 CD2E France
2 GreenWin Belgium
3 Laboratorio Nacional de Energia e Geologia, I.P. Portugal
4 Prospektiker - European Institute for Future Studies and Strategic Planning Spain
CD2E GreenWin Laboratorio Nacional de Energia e Geologia, I.P. Prospektiker - European Institute for Future Studies and Strategic Planning

Budget

Contribution from the EC Total budget
GreenWin 192.846,00 € 388.692,00 €
Total from partners 899.816,00 € 1.802.632,00 €