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TU Delft PostcardTU Delft is the largest and oldest Dutch public technical university, located in Delft, Netherlands. It is counted among the best technology and engineering universities worldwide, and since 2014 has been one of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Pioneer Universities for Circular Economy research. The Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, represented by Prof. Dr. Ruud Balkenende will be leading the work package to develop a Design Framework for the three Circular Product sectors.  This task brings together knowledge on materials, manufacturing, product recovery concepts and recycling to synthesize design strategies that can guide the design of products for a circular economy. The result will be design explorations that will be validated by the demonstration of actual prototypes and products made by the manufacturers in the project.