Getting it right from the start Developing a circular economy for novel materials

 

By Jonny Hazell The views expressed in this report are Green Alliance’s own. Green Alliance Green Alliance is a charity and independent think tank focused on ambitious leadership for the environment. We have a track record of over 35 years, working with the most influential leaders from the NGO, business, and political communities. Our work generates new thinking and dialogue, and has increased political action and support for environmental solutions in the UK. Acknowledgements With thanks to Julie Hill for chairing the steering group, the workshops and the public meetings involved in this project. Thanks to Nick Cliffe from Innovate UK, Mike Hinton from the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, Robert Felstead from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and Carolyn Roberts from the Knowledge Transfer Network for their guidance as steering group members. And thanks to Jasper Keech for his extensive research on bioplastics and additive manufacturing, Emily Coats for hers on carbon fibre reinforced polymers, and Professor Steve Pickering and Stella Job for their input on recycled carbon fibre ….. for a copy of the report click here

Professor Colin Bailey, currently Deputy President and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at The University of Manchester and a leading researcher in structural engineering, will take up the post on 1 September 2017, following the retirement of Professor Simon Gaskell in August 2017. Chairman of Queen Mary Council, Sir Nicholas Montagu, commented: “Colin Bailey is a stellar appointment…

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