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Sustainable Manufacturing

The world is changing at an ever greater pace, and manufacturers are responding – improving the products they make and the way they make them. This enables reduced environmental footprint and improved resource efficiency, but also creates benefits such as competitive advantage and a closer alignment with the customer’s needs.

The world is changing. Manufacturers are improving the products they make and the way they make them. This reduces our environmental footprint, increases resource efficiency and creates competitive advantage. Energy efficiency, circular economy, remanufacturing and industrial symbiosis are all areas we specialise in as a team.

UK and global targets for carbon reductions and net zero mean that environmental and societal considerations are as important as economics in driving change through innovation. Sustainability is not an added cost – it’s an innovation opportunity.

If you are looking to improve your sustainability and resilience, reduce the carbon footprint of your operations, product, resource energy or material costs, or find new uses for waste and contribute to a more circular economy, we can work with you and introduce you to a network of powerful connections.

Working with the UK Circular Plastics Network UKCPN, we have built a strong, powerful community around the sustainable use of plastics. We work across sustainable manufacturing sectors such as automotive, medical devices, packaging, sustainable fashion.

Our Sustainable Manufacturing Expert

Ben Peace

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Funding Opportunities

Manufacturing made smarter: digital supply chain, industrial research

UK registered businesses can apply for funding towards an industrial research project in digital technologies to transform manufacturing supply chains.

Opens: 06/07/2020 Closes: 07/10/2020

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Manufacturing made smarter: digital supply chain, feasibility studies

UK registered businesses can apply for ISCF funding towards feasibility studies into digital technologies to transform supply chains in UK manufacturing.

Opens: 06/07/2020 Closes: 07/10/2020

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2nd October

What are the Material and Manufacturing Challenges in making Fashion sustainable?

The event aims to engage a mixed audience (academics, industrialists, interested parties such as social enterprises and micro-businesses and the general public) in a discussion about current work towards sustainable fashion within a circular economy framework.

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News

04.08.2020

Manufacturing and Materials Funding Round-Up

Find out about the latest funding calls which are relevant to the Manufacturing and Materials sectors. Last updated 8th September 2020.

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07.09.2020

Do you want to exhibit at the Manufacturing Made Smarter Emerging Technology Show at Smart Factory Expo?

KTN and Innovate UK are once again returning to Smart Factory Expo 2020 part of Digital Manufacturing Week 2020 but in a different format this year.

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