The EU-funded REBus programme can provide free expert support to established SMEs in the textiles and electronics sectors. 

 

 Please go to http://www.rebus.eu.com/news/sme-call for more information.

 

 
 
 
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New and noteworthy

£30-50k Funding Available Through Global Research Challenge 2015 – Future Cities

Expression of interest deadline is   12 June 2015. Arup would like to invite every member of the Arup community to consider participating in their Global Research Challenge this...

Help navigating legal & regulatory hurdles to circular business models

Is your company’s journey towards circular business models being hampered by legal or regulatory hurdles? If so, the UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA) would like to hear from you. ...

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...

Featured events

Thu 04 Jun 2015

Wales Festival of Innovation

All Day

The Wales Festival of Innovation is set to highlight and showcase innovation in Wales through a number of events, seminars, and workshops run by companies and academia. The Festival will take...

From Sustainability & Resource Efficiency

Mon 08 Jun 2015

Circular Economy in Horizon2020 Webinar

12:00 until 13:30

Hosted by the KTN’s Collaborations for a Circular Economy community, this webinar will provide a brief overview and orientation of the expected European funding opportunities in the 2016/17...

From Collaborations for a Circular Economy

Tue 09 Jun 2015

Venturefest Bristol & Bath

All Day

On 9th June at the Engine Shed in Bristol Venturefest Bristol & Bath will be part of Bristol’s celebration of its status as European Green Capital. Organised by Bristol 2015, Venturefest Bristol &...

From Sustainability & Resource Efficiency

Thu 11 Jun 2015

Open Source Circular Economy Days 2015

All Day

From the 11th to 15th of June 2015 local organisers from more than 24 cities around the world, from Shenzhen to Cairo, Lome and Berlin, will be coming together to simultaneously work on challenges...

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

£30-50k Funding Available Through Global Research Challenge 2015 – Future Cities

Expression of interest deadline is   12 June 2015. Arup would like to invite...

Launch of Circularity Indicator Tool

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and  Granta Design  launch new indicators which,...

Progress towards proposed UK Nutrient Platform

Last week KTN participated in a stakeholder workshop to discuss the potential for the...

Public Consultation Conference - European Circular Economy Package

The European Commission is hosting a stakholder conference 'Closing the Loop - Circular...

London’s waste infrastructure investment fund

  The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has a £20 million fund aimed at...

Upcoming events

Thu 28 May 2015

ReNEW your approach to resources in the circular economy

All Day

Venue: Office of the Northern Ireland Executive, 180 Chaussee D'Etterbeek, 1040 Brussels ReNEW...

From Sustainability & Resource Efficiency

Tue 02 Jun 2015

Recycling the 'Unrecyclable'

All Day

A new seminar for 2015, Recycling the ‘Unrecyclable’ aims to provide delegates with an...

From Sustainability & Resource Efficiency

Mon 08 Jun 2015

Circular Economy in Horizon2020 Webinar

12:00 until 13:30

Hosted by the KTN’s Collaborations for a Circular Economy community, this webinar will provide a...

From Collaborations for a Circular Economy

Tue 09 Jun 2015

Venturefest Bristol & Bath

All Day

On 9th June at the Engine Shed in Bristol Venturefest Bristol & Bath will be part of Bristol’s...

From Sustainability & Resource Efficiency

Wed 10 Jun 2015

Meet Innovate UK - Business Breakfast Event

08:30 until 10:30

Innovate UK will be visiting Edinburgh on Wednesday 10th June to meet and talk with businesses in...

From Sustainability & Resource Efficiency

Thu 11 Jun 2015

ECO TECHNOLOGY SHOW 2015

All Day

Highlighting how embracing innovation in technology and low carbon solutions can save money and...

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.