Digital Product Passport
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Stakeholders: Product designers
Description: To revise the product design and supply chain, it is paramount to understand what materials are included in the product. Traceability of products and materials is complex and requires the collaboration of all the involved stakeholders, raising the data sharing problem.
Therefore, they need to establish a secure database to exchange sensible data between raw materials producers and designers, all along the supply chain, which allows the free flow of all products data to redefine new circular supply chains. More concretely, there is a real need to have an interoperable product passport, which meets global standards to allow cross-sector data sharing. In a context in which the different actors do not necessarily trust each other, there is a real trade-off between the quality and accessibility of the data to share and privacy and confidentiality issues.
There are currently no open datasets specifically designed to be exploited under the Circular Economy paradigm. Candidates interested in working on this Theme are therefore encouraged to propose their own combinations of datasets from the REACH catalogue, open data and/or from self-identified data providers.