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

Researchers at the University of Liverpool are part of a major UK research programme that aims to ignite a revolution in UK battery research and accelerate the move to electric vehicles. The £42 million collaborative research programme, funded through the Faraday Institution, will support four UK-based consortia to conduct application-inspired research aimed at putting the UK at the forefront of…

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