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17Jul, 2020

Latest Innovate UK funding opportunities

July 17th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Latest Innovate UK funding opportunities

A number of funding opportunities supported by Innovate UK are currently available: The Sustainable Innovation Fund: SBRI phase 1 – Up to £60,000 available to fund organisations and new products or services to help the [...]

29Jun, 2020

Latest IBioIC funding calls

June 29th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Latest IBioIC funding calls

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) is inviting applications to its funding opportunities between industry and academia. Find funding opportunities below. Innovation Fund Project Call August 2020  Scope – Scottish academic-industrial partnerships. Large pieces of innovative [...]

22Jun, 2020

Italian compostables market experiences rapid growth

June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Italian compostables market experiences rapid growth

The Italian association for bioplastics, Assobioplastiche, has revealed the latest market date for the Italian compostables markets, outlining impressive growth in the past few years. More than 110,000 tonnes of compostable materials were produced in [...]

22Jun, 2020

Final report on RES URBIS project released

June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Final report on RES URBIS project released

The European Commission Research Executive Agency has released its final report on the RES URBIS project, which finished last December. Officially called REsources from URban BIo-waSte, the project, which ran from 1 January 2017 to [...]

15Jun, 2020

Government publishes 25 Year Environment Plan update

June 15th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Government publishes 25 Year Environment Plan update

The government has released updates on the progress of the 25 Year Environment Plan, alongside an update to the 25 Year Environment Plan Outcome Indicator Framework. The 25 Year Environment Plan Progress Report provides details [...]

4Jun, 2020

Futamura releases video demonstrating compostability of NatureFlex films

June 4th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Futamura releases video demonstrating compostability of NatureFlex films

Bioplastic packaging specialist and BBIA member Futamura has released a new video demonstrating the compostability of its NatureFlex films. The timelapse video features Market Manager Lucy Cowton explaining how NatureFlex film disintegrates in composting conditions. [...]

1Jun, 2020

Jeremy Jacobs retires from REA and BBIA

June 1st, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Jeremy Jacobs retires from REA and BBIA

Jeremy Jacobs, Technical Director at the REA and BBIA Board Member, has retired following a 40-year career. Following Jacobs' retirement, Jenny Grant will now serve as Head of Organics and Natural Capital at the REA. [...]

28May, 2020

BBIA WEBINAR | 16 JUNE:A new Extended Producer Responsibility system for compostable packaging – the Italian model

May 28th, 2020|Categories: Our news, Uncategorised|Comments Off on BBIA WEBINAR | 16 JUNE:A new Extended Producer Responsibility system for compostable packaging – the Italian model

BBIA will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 16th June 2020 at 2-3pm examining the Italian model for an extended producer responsibility scheme for compostable packaging.  In May 2020 the Italian Minister of Environment [...]

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TIPA CEO to talk at Davos 2020

The World Economic Forum will be attended by speakers such as Greta Thunberg, Donald Trump and Angela Merkle in a bid to shape global agendas and work towards a cohesive and sustainable [...]

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