£20m Plastics Research and Innovation Fund announced

Science Minister announces £20 million Plastics Research and Innovation Fund to turn the tide on plastics production

A new £20 million fund that aims to explore new ideas and innovations that can bring changes in the UK’s plastics manufacturing and consumption patterns is announced today by Science Minister, Sam Gyimah.

The Plastics Research and Innovation Fund (PRIF) will engage Britain’s best scientists and innovators to help move the country towards more circular economic and sustainable approaches to plastics.

It will be managed by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and delivered via the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Innovate UK, and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

For the full press release please visit the following page on the UKRI website.

If you are interested in applying to this call, please contact your RKEO Funding Development Officer in the first instance.