Date: 11 – 15 July 2022. Learn more about this course and how to apply on the Radboud website.

This course will provide a robust and in-depth understanding into how industry can be decarbonised, and what it will entail, from various disciplinary perspectives including: transition studies, economics, engineering, chemistry, political science, and social psychology. This will take place over five days and will consist of in-depth presentations by experts, and group projects in which participants will develop an interdisciplinary decarbonisation strategy and pathway for an industrial cluster, suggesting policies and technologies, and accounting for challenges, societal considerations, and economic realities.

The course will then finish off with a keynote speaker and final presentations. Over the course of the five days key aspects of industrial transitions will be looked at such as recent policy developments, policy instruments, business models, the technologies and key methods required to reduce carbon emissions from industry (in general and by sector), societal readiness, and just transitions.

By the end of the course participants will be equipped with the necessary insight and expertise to understand the multi-disciplinary approach which is needed to effectively decarbonise industry.


The course is co-hosted by Radboud University, Eindhoven University of Technology (the Eindhoven Institute of Renewable Energy Systems) and Climate Strategies, in collaboration with the Climate-Friendly Materials Platform and C4U.

It will draw on experts from globally recognised universities and research centres such as UCL and DIW Berlin, and will involve speakers from industry, politics, and environmental organisations.