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Second edition of the TFIN+ Brochure is available

The second edition of the TFIN+ brochure contains summaries of all the completed projects from Calls 1-5. The brochure also includes a list of recent publications authored by small project […]

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Published: April 25th, 2024
Posted in News, Resources, TFI Network+ News


Foundation Industry Sustainability Consortium Strategy Workshop

The event was an opportunity for the TFIN+ team to discuss some of the major issues facing the Foundation Industries, and to contribute ideas for new themes and collaboration opportunities that could be […]

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Published: March 27th, 2024
Posted in Events


19th April – Blue Skies Greener Future, A global renaissance of metallurgy: Birth of metallurgy 2.0

As a part of Blue Skies Greener Future series our second speaker is Zhongyun Fan. He is a professor of metallurgy, the founder and Director of BCAST – Brunel Centre for Advanced […]

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Published: March 18th, 2024
Posted in Events


Resource efficiency and energy efficiency (REEE) in the Portuguese ceramic industry: Towards net zero carbon production

The Portuguese ceramic industry constitutes 0.5% of Gross Domestic Product in Portugal, far higher than most other European nations, and thus it is essential this sector is decarbonised, cost-effectively to preserve jobs […]

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Published: June 26th, 2023
Posted in News, TFI Network+ News


Overcoming silos in the ceramics industry

Professor Ian M Reaney FIMMM, Director of the Transforming Foundation Industries Network+, calls for greater synergy with universities to decarbonise the UK ceramics industry. Full article available on the IOM3 […]

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Published: May 19th, 2023
Posted in News


TFI Network+ awards funding to 5 research projects to enable transformation in the Foundation Industries 

UKRI-ISCF Transforming Foundation Industries Network+ awards over £200,000 to 5 research projects aimed at exploring enablers of transformation and social sciences in the Foundation Industries  The Transforming Foundation Industries (TFI) […]

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Published: February 7th, 2023
Posted in News, TFI Network+ News


2022 in perspective

2022 was a very positive and successful year for the TFIN+. We achieved >600 members includingrepresentatives from academia (67%) and industry (33%), 303 followers on Twitter (>33,000 impressions) and 540 […]

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Published: February 3rd, 2023
Posted in News, TFI Network+ News


Sustainability in the Portuguese Ceramics Industry

The Portuguese ceramic’s industry is composed of ~1000 companies principally concerned with construction and traditional ceramics and employs around 16,000 people. It constitutes 0.5% of GDP of Portugal (£230 billion […]

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Published: December 7th, 2022
Posted in News, TFI Network+ News, Uncategorised


The Adam Neville PhD Prize 2022 and Neville Centre of Excellence Symposium 2022

Applications are open for the Adam Neville Prize, a £2,000 award open to all final year students and those who have completed their viva within three months of the competition […]

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Published: November 4th, 2022
Posted in News


Scaling-up technologies for the foundation industries

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Published: October 28th, 2022
Posted in News


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