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 Matt Rosseinsky Professor Matthew Rosseinsky FRS from the University’s Department of Chemistry has been awarded one of the Royal Society’s most prestigious awards, the Davy Medal, in recognition of his “advances in the design and discovery of functional materials, integrating the developments of new experimental and computational techniques.” The Davy Medal is named after…

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