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Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging

The Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging activity at KTN is proactively driving engagement and collaboration as part of the core programme of the UKRI ISCF Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Challenge (SSPP).

KTN deliver benefit by:

  • Developing a comprehensive network of contacts and partnerships to support a successful deployment of SSPP with existing UK and international networks in plastics recycling to the mutual benefit of all parties.
  • Promote excellence in the UK’s innovative packaging systems by delivering conferences and showcasing SSPP impact on the circularity of plastics in the UK.
  • Stimulate collaborations for high quality projects into the challenge competitions.
  • Demonstrate the value of the funded SSPP projects, incorporating sector-leading case studies which will broaden the impact and commercialisation of the output from the SSPP projects.
  • Showcase the academic research funded from the SSPP funds led by NERC.
  • Increase the profile and visibility for SSPP through digital media. Have a ‘go-to’ web presence through UKCPN.

 

Our Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Expert

Sally Beken

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Funding Opportunities

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships - July-Oct 2020

You can improve your business’ competitiveness and productivity through funded partnerships with academics and researchers. Management KTPs are also available, with a separate dedicated funding pot.

Opens: 16/07/2020 Closes: 07/10/2020

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3rd November

Future plastic packaging Solutions’ Competition briefing

Planned to open in October 2020 the Future Plastic Packaging Solutions competition will see Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, invest up to £2 million in early-stage projects.

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Plastics Research and Innovation Fund Conference - Academic Papers

UKCPN publish academic papers on creative circular economy approaches to eliminate plastic waste.

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