The EPOS project – Operationalizing cross-sectorial industrial symbiosis for the European industry

Stéphane Ogé

Strane Innovation

Stéphane Ogé is a sustainable business researcher at Strane. Young graduate, he engaged in a PhD thesis on a business approach of industrial symbiosis. Its goal is to assess the profitability of such a concept for companies and communities from a triple point of view: economic, social and environmental. He is developing a methodology to create generic business cases aiming at implementing quickly proved solutions and disseminating them broadly. These business cases have the particularity to embed social and environmental externalities to the direct benefits generated bycompanies. Stéphane is task leader on the business topic in two European project H2020 (EPOS & SCALER) and is involved in various proposals. He is contributing to start-up creations related to industrial symbiosis and industrial sensors. He already presented its work at the 2nd international conference on New Business Model at Graz (2017), and another abstract has been accepted for a conference on regional sciences. Stéphane has 2 master degrees in civil & urban engineering and in social sciences. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish.


This presentation will introduce the European project EPOS (Enhanced energy and resource Efficiency and Performance in process industry Operations via onsite and cross-sectorial Symbiosis) and present its current status of... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Lindsay Lessard (Quantis)
  2. Xavier Bengoa (Quantis)
  3. Jon Dettling (Quantis)
  4. Alexandre Bredimas (Strane Innovation)
  5. Stéphane Ogé (Strane Innovation)
  6. François Maréchal (IPESE group, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
  7. Greet Van Eetvelde (Ghent University)

Topic Areas

• Industrial symbiosis and eco-industrial development , • Sustainable business models , • Circular economy


TS-21 » Industrial Symbiosis Case studies (15:30 - Tuesday, 27th June, Room F)

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