In the last years CARE Electronics has achieved the following:

  • Quite well-known activity in the electronics sector 
  • More than 15 research projects finished under the umbrella: 

 

ADSM - Active Disassembling using Smart Materials

 

AREP - Advanced Recycling, Recovery and Re-use

 

CARE Disassembly Factory

 

CONCEERN - CONex Central European Electr(on)ics Recycling Network

 

ECOLIFE - Closing the Loop of Electr(onic) Products and Domestic Appliances. From Product Planning to End-of-Life Technologies

 

ECOLIFE II - ECO-efficient LIFE-cycle Technologies. From Products to Services

 

ELIMA - Environmental Life Cycle Information Management and Acquisition for Consumer Products

 

grEEEn - Cost Management System for greening Electrical and Electronic Equipment

 

Materials & Ageing - Materials Recycling And Ageing

 

MobileRec - Collection, Disassembly and Recycling of Mobile Telecommunication Equipment

 

ReLCD - Liquid Crystal Display Re-Use and Recycling

 

SCARE - Strategic Comprehensive Approach for Electronics Recycling and Re-use

 

SEES - Sustainable Electric & Electronic System for the Automotive Sector

 

Sustainable Consumption in Cities - European Campaign on Products without Waste and Recycled Products

 

TVTarget - Eco Efficent Treatment of TV-Sets and Monitors 

 

 

 

The latest projects and news about running projects can be found at the homepage of the Austrian Society for Systems Engineering and Automation (SAT). 

 

  • 8 big conferences (CARE INNOVATION 1996 in Frankfurt,  CARE INNOVATION 1998 and Going Green – CARE INNOVATION 2002, 2006 and 2010 in Vienna as well as Electronics Goes Green 2000, 2004 and 2008 in Berlin) and several smaller Green Electronics events (Stuttgart, Dortmund, Eindhoven, Oslo, Goeteborg, London, Paris, Brussels, Bilbao, Milano, Budapest, Miskolc, Prague, Bucharest, Vienna, …) are regularly organised 
  • The last event successfully organised by CARE Electronics was the Green Electronics 2013 in Budapest (November 2013)
  • The next big conference organised by CARE Electronics will be the Going Green – CARE INNOVATION 2014 in Vienna (November 2014)
  • Influence on the RTD Framework Programmes of the European Commission 

 

Finally in 2005 we decided to withdraw as an EUREKA umbrella and continue as an independent network as we saw more advantages in this way.