Up to £8 million 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 welcomes applications that includes the remits of any of the UKRI research councils.
DEADLINE: 10 July 2018