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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 Economy’ and ‘Supply Chain Innovation towards a Circular Economy’ have supported 50 projects with a total value of £6.8M and a potential value generation of £86M for the UK economy.  At ...
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Getting value from the circular economy – understanding your business' value networks

As part of the Ellen MacArthur Disruptive Innovation Festival, Forum for the Future and KTN hosted a workshop ‘Getting value from the circular economy – understanding your businesses value networks.’ We explored the concept of ‘value networks’ and how they can be used to solve business’ circularity challenges. Louise Armstrong, Senior Sustainability Consultant and Forum, introduced...
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Interested in Circular Economy applications to the built environment and construction sector? Bookings are now open for the WRAP's workshops

Interested in Circular Economy applications to the built environment and construction sector? Bookings are now open for the WRAP's workshops on “the business benefits of going circular – what does it mean for companies in the built environment sector?”   Discover the business benefits of going circular – what does it mean for companies in the built environment sector? Join...
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Production line readiness for high-value manufacturing funding call

Innovate UK is to invest up to £1 million in late-stage experimental development projects to help companies bring recent technology innovations closer to the point of manufacturing readiness.   This competition builds on our previous investments in high-value manufacturing feasibility studies and collaborative R&D projects.   We are challenging businesses to...
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Scotland creates new fund to set the trend on sustainable fashion

Zero Waste Scotland announces fund for sustainable fashion The Circular Economy Textile and Apparel Grant Fund   Zero Waste Scotland has announced a new fund to encourage Scottish fashion designers to develop their own closed-loop clothing. Financed in part by the Scottish government, the Circular Economy Textile and Apparel Grant Fund will debut in December in a bid to rein...
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SCAP Extending The life of Clothes Design Awards

An estimated 1.14 million tonnes of clothes are supplied onto the UK market each year, accounting for around 5% of the UK annual retail expenditure with consumers spending £44 billion a year buying clothes or around £1,700 per household. Over 30% of clothing goes to landfill at the end of life.    As well as financial implications, this impacts on the environment not only...
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'Design Matters: for the Circular Economy' blog

Hi all, A team of designers here at Seymourpowell recently participated in an Ellen MacArthur Foundation circular economy workshop. We thought this would be really interestiing to a Great Recovery audience and highly relevant to the TSB NDCE competition. It looked in detail at resource efficiency through designers lenses. Have a read if of interest: ...
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Review of first “New Designs for a Circular Economy” brokerage event; forthcoming events

BROKERAGE EVENT #1, RECYCLING LIVES, PRESTON, 1ST NOVEMBER 2012 The first of two brokerage events took place last week at Recycling Lives in Preston. This was an opportunity to hear more about the Technology Strategy Board’s new competition “New Designs for a Circular Economy”, which is offering £1.25m in funding to help businesses look at new more resource...
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We're gearing up for RESOURCE 2015

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

Review of first “New Designs for a Circular Economy” brokerage event; forthcoming events

BROKERAGE EVENT #1, RECYCLING LIVES, PRESTON, 1ST NOVEMBER 2012 The first of two...

Getting value from the circular economy – understanding your business' value networks

As part of the Ellen MacArthur Disruptive Innovation Festival, Forum for the Future and KTN...