The plastics industry, businesses, government, consumers and wider society all want the same thing: to reduce plastic waste and leave the environment in a better place for generations to come. There is now an opportunity for the UK to create value from plastic waste, develop and implement new technologies and business models in order to enhance its plastic recovery infrastructure, develop more sustainable businesses, and establish and embed a culture that re-uses and recycles used materials wherever possible.
About this event: register here
Are you a business who:
- Designs, makes, uses, discards, re-uses, recycles plastic or plastic containing products?
- Wants to find out more about government funded initiatives to work sustainably with plastics?
- Wants to find out more about what expertise, capabilities and support the Sir Henry Royce Institute can offer?
- Want to hear from local businesses working sustainably with plastics?
- Want to learn about recent innovations and technology developments?
- Is interested in discussing the challenges you have or expecting to have to work sustainably with plastics?
- Is interested in discussing solutions/innovations you have or developing to work sustainably with plastics?
Then you are invited to register for this event hosted by the Henry Royce Institute at the University of Manchester and delivered by the UK Circular Plastics Network, a programme supported by UKRIand KTN, and forms part of the Plastics Research Innovation Fund (PRIF).
Please note before you register:
This event is open to all business. However, we particularly encourage attendance from micro- and SMEs in the following sectors: automotive, construction, agriculture, medical/healthcare, electronics and textiles.
Throughout the year, there will be further UKCPN business breakfast events across the UK. The following is an indicative list of locations: Peterborough, Ipswich, Hull, Sterling, Sheffield, Sunderland, South Wales, Coventry, … Please get in touch with Veronica.Sanchez-Romaguera@ktn-uk.org or Richard.Cooper@ktn-uk.orgfor further information.
Wed, 18 September 2019
08:00 – 10:30 BST
National Graphene Institute
University of Manchester
3 Booth Street East