Why we do what we do
Our team consisting of polymer and environmental experts at Innovate UK are knowledgeable and passionate about making the plastics value chain more sustainable. We make it our business to understand the whole supply chain including potential new legislation to deliver better system change innovations.
Take a look at our landscape map to help expand your knowledge about the Circular Plastics Network in the UK. This may be helpful to you if you are an SME, academic or a government institution. We hope you find it useful!
What we do
We build relationships with individuals to understand their business innovation and needs in order to transform the plastics system to a more sustainable one. We also deliver a programme of networking and knowledge-sharing events where our community can meet and make their own strong connections.
In addition we offer support activities, such as shaping grant applications, to strengthen the innovation and collaborative partnerships within the system, accelerating ambitious ideas into real-world solutions.
Our team includes expertise in plastics, elastomers, textiles, marine, aquaculture, environmental pollution, medical polymers, composites and citizen engagement and education. Innovate UK staff are knowledgeable and passionate about making the plastics value chain more sustainable.