Provider: European Union
Program: Cost Action CA16121 “From Sharing to Caring: Examining Socio-Technical Aspects of the Collaborative Economy”
Period of implementation: January 2019 – March 2021
Site: Faculty of Chemical Technology, Department of Economy and Management of Chemical and Food Industry
Lead researcher: Tetřevová Liběna
Main objective of the project
The objective of the project is to broaden knowledge about collaborative economy, its opportunities, limitations and risks in a European context with regard to the specifics of the Czech Republic. Alternative views of this phenomenon will be examined with an emphasis on economic, social and environmental aspects.
Partial objectives of the project
1) To specialize the phenomenon of collaborative economy.
2) To identify the sectors and platforms of collaborative economy used in the Czech Republic.
3) To identify examples of good sharing practice from the point of view of the Czech Republic, this being both from the point of view of P2P (Peer-to-Peer) sharing and also from the point of view of B2C (Business-to-Consumer) sharing.
4) To analyse and evaluate experience with collaborative consumption and the attitude of the younger generation – students at the University of Pardubice towards this phenomenon.
5) To identify possible forms, or even examples of good practice in B2B (Business-to-Business) sharing.
6) To comprehensively assess the economic, social and environmental benefits and risks of application of principles of collaborative economy with respect to the specifics of the Czech Republic and to formulate recommendations which will contribute towards development of collaborative economy, both for interested parties and also for governmental regulatory institutions.