Innovation Exchange challenge: Innovations to Produce Sustainable, Biobased MDA for the Manufacture of PEEK
Victrex plc is a UK-based leading manufacturer of high-performance polyaryletherketone-based materials, forms and parts, the best-known of which is PEEK, and which are suitable for durable, extreme and demanding environments, with diverse applications in aerospace, automotive, energy, electronics, industrial and medical sectors.
Victrex invite innovators to submit solutions to produce sustainable renewable or biobased MDA. The manufacture of PAEK polymers relies on the supply of fossil-based chemicals or monomers, and Victrex are seeking innovations to de-fossilise the supply chain to enable the use of renewable or bio-based feedstocks contributing to their net zero aspirations.
Successful applicants will be given the opportunity to pitch their solution to Victrex, and the winning applicant will collaborate with the company to solve this challenge.
Entrants to this competition must be established businesses, start-ups, SMEs, individual entrepreneurs or academics.