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Recovering valuable materials from waste

Supporting businesses to enter the Innovate UK and EPSRC collaborative research and development competition ‘Recovering valuable materials from waste’.
 
What will you get from the day?
Information: Full details of competition scope and how to apply direct from the funder;
Networking: Meet potential project applicants and build your collaboration;
Advice: Tips from previous competitions winners and the KTN on successful applications and projects.
 
Who should attend?
Potential Innovate UK competition applicants;
Businesses from the whole product/materials lifecycle: designers, manufacturers, reprocessers, waste management companies, end-users of reprocessed materials;
Innovators interested in the economic potential of waste as a resource.
 
Programme:
9:30 Registration, Networking and Tea & Coffee
10:00 Welcome & introduction to Innovate UK Competition scope in focus
          Mike Pitts, Lead Specialist Sustainability, Innovate UK
10:30 How to apply - application criteria & process
          Helen Feather, Competitions Team, Innovate UK
11:00 Coffee break
11:15 Funding & your project costs explained - an in-depth look into the types of funding available and what you can claim. How to submit your application?
          Helen Feather, Competitions Team, Innovate UK
12:15 15 second participant introductions
12:30 Lunch, Exhibition and Networking
13:30 Panel Session – Closing the loop through innovation in the waste sector
          Allan Barton, Director & Global Leader Resources and Waste Management, Arup
          Gev Eduljee, Director of External Affairs, SITA UK
14:30 Previous competition winners
          Roger Morton – Director, Axion Consulting
          TBC
15:00 What makes a good proposal?
          Catherine Joce, Circular Economy Lead, KTN
15:15 Q&A
15:30 Exhibition, networking and coffee
16:30 Close
 
Please note: If we are oversubscribed we may have to limit attendance to one place per company.

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Date and time

Start Date :
14/01/15
End Date:
14/01/15
Duration :
09:30 – 15:30
Type :

Address details

Venue :
Hackney Town Hall
Address : 

London Borough of Hackney

Town Hall

United Kingdom

E8 1EA