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.
Projects should explore commercial models for a circular economy of goods in which resources are kept in productive use for longer following primary production – ideally at the same value/use. Projects will be expected to design a pilot to demonstrate how the model could become part of normal business. Click here to see full details of the competition scope.
The deadline for applications is 15th April 2015.
A competition briefing will be held at the Resource Exhibition on 3rd March 2015 – please save the date.
The KTN will also be running a programme of brokerage over the three days of Resource on 3rd - 5th March so look out for us there. A webinar will be held on 9th March 2015.
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The KTN can provide free support with your application, from advice on scope, finding partners and reviewing proposals. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org