CE4RT – Circular Economy for Regenerative tourism

CE4RT – Circular Economy for Regenerative tourism
Project number: 101085456
Implementation period: 01.01.2023 – 31.12.2024
Assistance program: Erasmus+

Project description

The CE4RT project is a trans-national collaborative project supporting a network of tourism SMEs across five partner European hubs in the areas of Sustainable Practice, the Circular Economy and Regenerative Tourism. The focus of this project is to provide tourism SMEs with the tools to implement regenerative practices as a long-term strategy within their region and to contribute to the continued resilience, viability and competitiveness of the industry.

80 SMEs from across the network will be chosen to participate in this project and will be provided with a suite of knowledge and training based on their specific needs and readiness stage in the sustainable journey. The CE4RT project aligns and contributes to a number of SDGs and objectives of a range of EU and UN policy initiatives including the European Green Deal; EU Covid-19 Recovery Framework; EC Circular Economy Action Plan; UNWTO ALULA framework; UNWTO transition to a Green Travel and Tourism Economy

Target group

  • SMEs in rural locations across the partner countries
  • Local community
  • Local Businesses
  • Local authorities and other government organisations
  • Business support organization
  • Community development groups
  • European Higher Educational Institutions
  • Providers of sustainability training and certification
  • Tourists

Work Packages

  • WP1 – Capacity Building – Knowledge Base, Best Practices & Training Needs Analysis
  • WP2 – SME Recruitment and Engagement
  • WP3 – Building Innovation
  • WP4 – Impact&Sustainability – Monitor, Tracking & Reporting Sustainability Practices
  • WP5 – Communication and dissemination
  • WP6 – Project management

Project website: https://ce4rt.euproject.site/

The recruitment process has ended, all awarded organisations are listed on this page.


Munster Technological University – Cork, Ireland (coordinator)

Stichting Business Development Friesland – Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Dingle Peninsula Tourism Alliance / Comhaontas Turasóireachta Chorca Dhuibhne – Dingle, Ireland

Islenski Feroaklasinn – Reykjavik, Iceland

Burren Talk Ltd – Ennistymon, Ireland

Ita-Savon Koulutuskuntayhtymea – Savonlinna, Finland

Danmar Computers – Rzeszów, Poland

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.