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New and noteworthy

We're gearing up for RESOURCE 2015

Visit the Knowledge Transfer Network and Innovate UK at RESOURCE 2015 . To date Innovate UK competitions ‘New Designs for a Circular Economy’, ‘Design Challenges for a Circular...

New document by the KTN: Whole-Life Performance: what does it mean in the building sector?

Whole-life performance is increasingly talked about within the building sector. But what is it and why is it important?   A new document titled  “Building Whole-Life...

Design Innovation for the Circular Economy report is now available

This KTN project examined how installed façades could be more effectively recycled during the demolition of buildings at end of life.    The concept of design for disassembly...

Innovate UK Circular Economy: Business Models Competition

Innovate UK is to invest up to £800k in feasibility studies into the business case for retaining value in durable goods through reuse, remanufacture or leasing/maintenance.   ...

Recovering Valuable Materials from Waste – Presentations and Recording Now Available

Waste is a hot topic – 170 people registered to attend the Innovate UK and KTN Information and Brokerage Event for the Innovate UK and EPSRC Recovering Valuable Materials from Waste...

Featured events

Tue 03 Mar 2015

RESOURCE 2015

All Day

Visit the Knowledge Transfer Network and Innovate UK at RESOURCE 2015. KTN is proud to support Resource which is the only event that has been developed specifically to cater to businesses...

From Sustainability & Resource Efficiency

Tue 03 Mar 2015

Resource efficient business models: the roadmap to resilience & prosperity

All Day

Resource efficient business models: the roadmap to resilience and prosperity EVENT DETAILS Date: Tuesday 3rd March 2015 Time: 8:30am-10.30am, panel to start at 9.00am prompt Venue: Attlee Suite,...

From Sustainability & Resource Efficiency

Tue 03 Mar 2015

Water Industry Asset Management Conference - 15% discount

All Day

This is a pivotal time for asset management executives in the UK water industry as they adapt to the paradigm shift that Totex and a customer-focussed price review process has introduced in AMP6....

From Sustainability & Resource Efficiency

Tue 03 Mar 2015

Circular Economy: Business Models Competition Workshop at Resource 2015

10:30 until 12:00

Visit the Knowledge Transfer Network and Innovate UK at RESOURCE 2015. Resource is a free to attend three day congress which combines an expo, workshops and conference programme on the circular...

From Sustainability & Resource Efficiency

Contact Us

The KTN is here to help your business with its networking and project development needs.  For collaboration building, funding advice and proposal development you can get assistance free of charge by getting in touch with:

 

Catherine Joce - Circular Economy Lead

Tel:          07584 705411

E-mail:    catherine.joce@ktn-uk.org

Twitter:  @Dr_CatJ

 

Ben Peace - Sustainability Lead

Tel:          07801 226431

E-mail:    ben.peace@ktn-uk.org

Twitter:  @BenPeace

 

 @esktn 

 

 

Latest news

We're gearing up for RESOURCE 2015

Visit the Knowledge Transfer Network and Innovate UK at RESOURCE 2015 . To...

New document by the KTN: Whole-Life Performance: what does it mean in the building sector?

Whole-life performance is increasingly talked about within the building sector. But what is...

Design Innovation for the Circular Economy report is now available

This KTN project examined how installed façades could be more effectively recycled during the...

Innovate UK Circular Economy: Business Models Competition

Innovate UK is to invest up to £800k in feasibility studies into the business case for...

Call for papers focused on sustainable innovation and design

Sustainable Innovation 2015 welcomes conceptual and research-based papers focused on the...

Upcoming events

Tue 03 Mar 2015

RESOURCE 2015

All Day

Visit the Knowledge Transfer Network and Innovate UK at RESOURCE 2015. KTN is proud to support...

From Sustainability & Resource Efficiency

Tue 03 Mar 2015

RESOURCE 2015

All Day

Visit the Knowledge Transfer Network and Innovate UK at RESOURCE 2015. KTN is proud to support...

From Industrial Biotechnology

Tue 03 Mar 2015

Resource event

Mar 03 / 10:00 until Mar 05 / 18:00

Resource is a free to attend three day congress which combines an expo, workshops and conference...

From Remanufacturing

Tue 03 Mar 2015

Circular Economy: Business Models Competition Workshop at Resource 2015

10:30 until 12:00

Visit the Knowledge Transfer Network and Innovate UK at RESOURCE 2015. Resource is a free to...

From Sustainability & Resource Efficiency

Tue 03 Mar 2015

Networking on remanufacturing at the Resource event

15:00 until 16:00

KTN, HSSMI, The Centre for Remanufacturing & Reuse (Oakdene Hollins) and the Carbon Trust will be...

From Remanufacturing

Wed 04 Mar 2015

Building Whole-Life Performance Competition Briefing event at Resource 2015

10:30 until 12:00

Visit the Knowledge Transfer Network and Innovate UK at RESOURCE 2015. Resource is a free to...

From Sustainability & Resource Efficiency

A little about Collaborations for a Circular Economy

Networking group building on Technology Strategy Board activities with the theme of re-thinking products, component and system design to retain material over several use cycles.