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Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging webinar workshops

28 April 2020


Opportunity to join collaboration workshops for sustainable plastic packaging projects

The UK Knowledge Transfer Network and the Circular Plastics Network are hosting a series of online webinars to promote collaboration for the next Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging competitions this summer.

These online events will give details about the Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Challenge - a £60 million business grant support initiative from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). They will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • identify and link with new partners within the workshop theme
  • build, and/or join, consortia forming around forthcoming projects
  • discuss and refine your projects ideas with potential partners
  • gather information on forthcoming SSPP grant awards

These events are aimed at companies and research organisations that are interested in Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging projects and will include information about support from UKRI for businesses, the scope and eligibility, and the kind of projects UKRI are looking for.

The series will run weekly from 30 April and will cover the topics below:

The event is suitable for anyone with an interest in participating in projects within the scope of the event theme. The aim is to have a variety of supply chain experience, with representatives from industry (small and large), academia, RTOs and other types of organisations with appropriate skills and expertise to address the SSPP challenge. The number of spaces available for each type of organisation is limited and the organisers reserve the right to limit participation to one representative per organisation.

Find out more about the webinar workshops.


First published 28 April 2020