Integrated Product Policy; Resource Constraints; Waste at Source; End of Life; Supply Chain Integration; Carbon Sequestration and Storage.
Biomimetics Network of Excellence
Learning from nature, we create new technology by connecting and promoting collaboration between main research groups working in biomimetics.
Capture, transportation, storage, utilisation, monitoring and measurement, energy efficiencies
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.
“Horizons” helps organisations and innovators to see the bigger picture – to take account of external social and environmental factors that are impacting on potential markets across all sectors, and creating massive innovation opportunities.
Joint Water Evidence Programme (JWEP)
JWEG brings together ‘land and water' evidence teams from across Defra, the Environment Agency, Natural England and the Forestry Commission (England). Our aim is for a healthy water and wetland environment in England, which delivers the ecosystems services required by society and helps provide resilience to climate change and other pressures.
Land Management and Food Production
Topics covered: Marine and Land Based Food Production; Soil Health and In Situ Land Remediation ; and Environmental Measurement.
Natural Capital and Eco-system Services
Linking up academics in the ecosystem services area with businesses interested in understanding their dependencies on environmental goods and services.
Negative Emission Technologies
A group exploring the options, implications, readiness and suitability of means of removal of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere.
Recovering valuable materials from waste
A group to support people wishing to enter the January 2015 Technology Strategy Board competition ‘Increasing value from waste.’
Reducing waste from Resources in the Construction Centre
Regulatory Evidence Network
Providing evidence for better environmental governance and regulatory reform
Security of Supply of Mineral Resources
Our primary purpose is to enhance the sustainability of mineral supply chains via the NERC R and D programme Security of Supply of Mineral Resources.
Solving Business Problems with Environmental Data
Providing information and support to engage with the TSB New Business Solutions from Environmental Data Competition 2013.
Solving Urban Challenges with Data
This group was created to support forthcoming competition Solving urban challenges with data
Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture and Horticulture
A repository for information and a forum for dialogue about how to deliver sustainable intensification which can feed a global population of 10 billion by 2050.
Sustainable Regeneration - from Evidence-based Urban Futures to Implementation
Establishing alternative future scenarios, and testing the sustainability impact of today's urban regeneration decisions.
Sustainable water management
Managing Water and Wastewater at Source; Energy Efficient Water and Wastewater Treatment; Low Impact Water and Wastewater Treatment