The majority of our activity has been in supporting the UKRI Smart Sustainable Plastics Packaging Challenge. We have been helping shape and support the Challenge from its inception through Deep Dive challenge workshops with the community to our current work with the cohort to access relevant competition funding. Our activities range from simple signposting activity, introductions to companies to form collaborations, or deep discussion and support to give innovation projects the skills and funds to succeed.
Our team consisting of polymer and environmental experts at Innovate UK are knowledgeable and passionate about making the plastics value chain more sustainable. We make it our business to understand the whole supply chain including potential new legislation to deliver better system change innovations.
Take a look at our landscape map to help expand your knowledge about the Circular Plastics Network in the UK. This may be helpful to you if you are an SME, academic or a government institution. We hope you find it useful!