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Reinvention of Technologies for Sustainability

Industrial research archives and other records contain many dormant, forgotten or abandoned inventions which were not commercialised at the time of their discovery, but may now be viable through changes in the environment, economic or societal demands.  The Technology Strategy Board have recently funded a 1 year project to investigate how many of these useful inventions lie forgotten or dormant and to determine the potential impact of these technologies on sustainability.  The project is being run by Oakdene Hollins and they would like contributions from interested parties within the chemistry-using industries who can contribute examples of reinvention or methods for evaluating the impact. 


Further information about the project and contact details can be found at: or to download the Reinvention of Forgotten Technologies flyer click here.

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