£7m for sustainable plastic packaging in new contest

£7m for sustainable plastic packaging in new contest: A new competition is contributing a portion of £7 million for business-directed research & development projects toward sustainable plastic packaging. UK Research and Innovation’s (UKRI) Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) is offering the funding for “ambitious and bold” projects that concentrate on resolving well-known issues with the…
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New £30m UK trial to extract greenhouse gases starts

New £30m UK trial to extract greenhouse gases starts: A new trial that will see researchers all over the UK study the activity of 5 innovative methods of large-scale greenhouse gas (GHG) extraction from the atmosphere has launched. UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is venturing £30 million in the projects & a centralised hub situated…
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£20m UK investment to tackle plastic in developing nations

£20m UK investment to tackle plastic in developing nations: An investment of £20 million has been reported for research into comprehending the effects of plastic pollution in developing countries. UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is supporting 5 projects that consist of partnerships with researchers throughout 11 countries: China, Chile, Egypt, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Peru, Malawi,…
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5 new circular economy hubs supported by £22.5m funding

5 new circular economy hubs supported by £22.5m funding: The government is investing £22.5 million in the making of 5 new centres helping Britain move forward to a circular economy. They will delve into how reusing waste materials in the textiles, construction, chemical & metal industries can deliver major environmental advantages and boost the UK…
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Four next-gen plastic recycling facilities obtain £20m

Four next-gen plastic recycling facilities obtain £20m:  Four schemes focused on reducing waste plastics sent to landfill & incineration plants have secured a sum of £20 million of financing. UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) announces its Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund is investing in “cutting edge” facilities, hoping to increase the accessible recycling capacity & increase…
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£10m funding to tackle UK air pollution

£10m funding to tackle UK air pollution: The funding is being made available for research and innovation consortia to proactively tackle new and emerging air quality challenges in the UK. UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is inviting proposals under the second wave of the Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) Clean Air Programme to investigate solutions to…
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