Plastics UKRI call – funding available

Further to the Plastics Research and Innovation Fund details posted here yesterday, the following £8m call has been announced.

Up to £8m is available for institutional awards for up to 18 months to research organisations to bridge the gaps between UK Research and Innovation research disciplines and respond creatively to the challenge of creating new circular economy approaches to eliminating future plastic waste. The programme should focus on novel ideas and solutions that include consideration of sustainable feedstocks and materials, manufacturing and recycling processes, consumer behaviour and systems (for example legal, fiscal and policy systems) set within a context of environmental and health benefits. This competition is being run on behalf of all UK Research and Innovation Research Councils by EPSRC. UK Research and Innovation welcome applications that includes the remits of any of the UKRI Research Councils, and is not limited to the Engineering and Physical Sciences communities.

Call details are available here.

Closing Date for EOI Submissions 10 July 2018 at 16:00 Hours

Closing Date for Full Proposals 16 August 2018 at 16:00 Hours


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