Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Business-led R&D Collaboration Building Workshops

Posted on Posted on 30 Jun 2021

KTN & UKCPN will be hosting two workshops on the Business-led R&D Competition for the Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Challenge at the end of July.

On 22nd and 23rd July KTN & UKCPN will host workshops to enable collaborations to be built through presentations and breakout out rooms for the Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Business-led R&D competition. 

 

ISCF SSPP Business Led R&D Collaboration Building Workshop – How do we get Reuse and refill adopted at scale?

Thursday 22nd July 2021, 10:00 – 12:30 | Online

This competition provides a great opportunity for organisations to work collaboratively together to look at novel technologies and business models to rapidly increase the uptake of reuse and refill. This workshop will be used to enable collaborations to be built in this specific topic area through presentations and breakout out rooms.

Attendees will be expected to answer the following questions as part of the event and to register:

  • Where do you fit into the reuse/refill ‘story’?
  • What is your expertise, capability?
  • What is your challenge to adoption of refill/reuse at scale?
  • What collaborators are you looking for?

If you can answer these questions, then please register your expression of interest to join us on the 22nd July:

Indicative agenda:
1. Introduction, scene setting and what we are seeing – KTN
2. SSPP background and why this topic is important – Innovate UK
3. Presentation(s) – The various models for refill/reuse
4. Pitch session
5. Break out groups
6. Plenary Q&A/Discussion

Register for the event on 22nd July here

 

ISCF SSPP Business Led R&D Collaboration Building Workshop – Considerations for end-of-life compostable packaging

Friday 23rd July, 10:00 – 12:30 | Online

This competition provides a great opportunity for organisations to work collaboratively together to look at new products and technologies in compostable consumer packaging. However, any solutions must consider what will happen at the end of life of the packaging. This workshop will be used to enable collaborations to be built in this specific topic area through presentations and breakout out rooms.

Attendees will be expected to answer the following questions as part of the event and to register:

  • How do you solve the problem of End of life for compostables/biodegradables?
  • How can projects related to biodegradable compostable packaging ACTUALLY get composted AT SCALE.
  • What’s your involvement/contribution/technology innovation that will facilitate this?

 

If you can answer these questions, then please register your expression of interest to join us on the 23rd July:

Indicative agenda:
1. Introduction, scene setting and what we are seeing – KTN
2. SSPP background and why this topic is important – Innovate UK
3. Presentation(s) – The various models for refill/reuse
4. Pitch session
5. Break out groups
6. Plenary Q&A/Discussion

Register for the event on 23rd July here

 

You can find out more about the competition, whereby UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £7 million for R&D projects with the potential to significantly impact the 2025 UK Plastic Pact targets, here. The competition closes on 8th September 2021. 

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