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Plastics Innovation Funding event

Event details
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
10:00 am – 14:00 pm
A briefing event for Innovate UK’s new innovation competition, Plastics Innovation: towards zero waste

Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network are hosting a briefing event for Innovate UK’s new innovation competition, Plastics Innovation: towards zero waste, which opens for applications on 18th June.

Competition details

Innovate UK is to invest up to £4 million to support innovation with the potential to deliver circular economy approaches to plastic use (including for polymer-based textiles and elastomers).

This could include:

  • developing new polymer materials
  • new product designs
  • new recycling processes
  • increasing the value of recycled polymer
  • behaviour focussed innovation to reduce plastic waste

Projects should describe how they aim to reduce plastic waste going to landfill or the wider environment.

This event will provide further details and scope about the competition to potential applicants.

Agenda (subject to change)

10.00: Arrival and Registration

10.30: Start
• Welcome and Introduction to the event
• Presentations by Innovate UK
• Scope and eligibility
• Q&A on scope and eligibility
• Application questions and process
• Q&A on application process
• Presentations on Support by KTN

12.30: Lunch + Networking

14:00: Close

Not able to attend? The event will be broadcast as a live webcast, which you can register here to join.

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For more information about this event please contact our sector lead
Sally Beken
Knowledge Transfer Manager, Polymers