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TFIN+ director awarded funds in the Economiser programme for ultra-low temperature sintering technology

Sheffield is the leading group in the UK in this novel technology which may prove pivotal in the path to net zero for the ceramics sector. TFI Network+ director, Prof […]

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Published: January 3rd, 2023
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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 need for skills provision when decarbonising the Foundation Industries

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Published: October 28th, 2022
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Funding Call Now Open: Enablers of Transformation TFI Network+ Funding Call

The transformation of the foundation industries will not be possible with a sole focus on technical innovation. It will also require understanding the individual and organisational values, interests and motivations […]

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Published: October 3rd, 2022
Posted in Funding Opportunities, TFI Network+ News


INTERVIEW with 2022 R. L’HERMITE MEDALLIST, Prof SUSAN A. BERNAL LOPEZ

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Published: September 12th, 2022
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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Foundation Industries: TFI Network+ publishes report from recent workshop

TFI Network+ is pleased to release the findings from the recent ‘Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Foundation Industries’ workshop, held virtually on 23rd March 2022. The event attracted over […]

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Published: June 20th, 2022
Posted in News, TFI Network+ News, Uncategorised


TFI Network+ announces funding for 10 new research projects in digitalisation and sustainability

UKRI-ISCF Transforming Foundation Industries Network+ awards over £400,000 to 5 digitalisation themed research projects and 5 Early Career Researcher projects boosting sustainability and innovation in the Foundation Industries 

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Published: May 18th, 2022
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Transforming Foundation Industries Network+ goes international with Portuguese ceramics workshop

On the 13th April 2022, Professor Ian Reaney, director of Transforming Foundation Industries Network+, gave the Keynote lecture for a workshop discussing energy and resource efficiency in the Ceramics sector in Portugal.

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Published: May 3rd, 2022
Posted in TFI Network+ News


TFI Network+ Director reflects on the first year of the Network

The need for innovation and transformation has never been more significant in the Foundation Industries. COP26 highlighted the critical juncture we are at as a species in the fight against global warming and climate change. The looming rise in the cost of electricity and gas is casting a shadow over our energy intensive industries and disruptions to global supply chains and available personnel caused by the pandemic have exacerbated issues around production.

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Published: March 9th, 2022
Posted in TFI Network+ News


TFI Network+ celebrates International Womens Day 2022

On 8th March 2022, Transforming Foundation Industries Network+ celebrated International Womens Day 2022 with a social media campaign celebrating some of the women in our Network. We posted throughout the […]

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Published: March 8th, 2022
Posted in TFI Network+ News


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