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Blue Skies, Green Future Webinar: Professor Mark Rainforth – Designing Alloys for Resource Efficiency

Professor Mark Rainforth discusses how alloy design can impact resource efficiency and sustainability in the metals sector

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Published: June 15th, 2021
Posted in Resources


Sustainable Manufacturing for Canada’s Resource Sector

A webinar, targeted for UK-based manufacturing SMEs, will be held on June 22nd, 2021 to provide background on these technical opportunities and will include company representatives from western Canada’s natural resource extraction industry who will speak to specific challenges. The webinar will also provide an overview of existing UK- Canada mechanisms that support co-invention across a range of technologies.

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Published: June 14th, 2021
Posted in Events


Circular Economy Hub Flexible Fund for Feasibility Study Proposals Now Accepting Applications

Deadline 12 July 2021 View full details The CE-Hub is has launched its first round of funding for Feasibility Studies. The aim of this fund is to accelerate Circular Economy research, innovation and implementation with a specific focus on the five resource flows connected with the UKRI funded National Circular Economy Centres and cross cutting […]

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Published: June 14th, 2021
Posted in Funding Opportunities


UKRI-ISCF Transforming Foundation Industries Network+ uncovers challenges and opportunities in adapting roadmaps for the Foundation Industries

A recent virtual workshop brought together the Foundation Industries to analyse over 50 pre-existing sector roadmaps, identifying the need to update and expand recommendations to address current challenges and opportunities as we move towards net-zero 2050.

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Published: June 10th, 2021
Posted in News, Resources, TFI Network+ News


Circular Economy Club Birmingham

15 June 2021 Register to attend “WM2041: A Programme for Implementing an Environmental Recovery” set out the urgent activity and need for the WMCA and stakeholders to produce five-year delivery plans (four in total, the first of which was approved in March this year) with targets, to include interim carbon budgets and other metrics in […]

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Published: June 10th, 2021
Posted in Events


EU Circular Talks: Industrial symbiosis: A tool for the Green Deal

The EU Circular Talks is a new exchange concept of the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform. It aims to encourage stakeholders to interact and discuss the circular economy topics in the platform.

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Published: June 10th, 2021
Posted in Events


PhD Studentship: Graphene-inorganic matrix composites

This project aims to understand and control the interface between 2D materials and inorganic matrices to tune the properties of the composite. In particular, you will study (1) graphene-copper composites for electrical brushes in wind turbine generators and (2) graphene-SiC composites for high performance bearings. Both of these materials have complex multifunctionalities that require tuning of the graphene-matrix interface to deliver optimal performance and improve energy efficiency.

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Published: June 10th, 2021
Posted in Funding Opportunities


Transforming Foundation Industries Investor Partner Programme – KTN

The Transforming Foundation Industry Investor Partner programme is now offering the chance for smaller UK-registered companies to access Innovate R&D project funding alongside Investor equity investment.

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Published: May 25th, 2021
Posted in Funding Opportunities


Inspiring Women Engineering a Sustainable Future

23 June 2021 Hosted by IOM3 Register to attend Promotion of the work women across IOM3 are doing, and inspiring and informing people (all genders welcome) along the INWED theme of ‘Engineering Heroes’ for 2021. Women in Materials, Minerals and Mining webinars are well received as they add a personal dimension to people’s work.They are not […]

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Published: May 24th, 2021
Posted in Events


Greener Aluminium Online Summit

Bringing together aluminium manufacturers and environmental solutions providers, the Summit will present the main issues, investments, technologies, and best practice examples from across the supply chain.

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Published: May 24th, 2021
Posted in Events


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