Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £1 million from the Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Programme for early-stage projects in smart and sustainable plastic packaging.

Your project must aim to:

  • help make the plastics packaging supply chain more circular
  • deliver the targets of the UK Plastics Pact
  • improve on current state-of-the-art plastic packaging, while still demonstrating practical and close-to-market solutions

Your proposal must:

  • show how your project supports the objectives of the Pact and delivers systemic change
  • clearly explain how you would reduce the UK plastic packaging system’s overall environmental impact

4 areas most welcomed:

  1. Materials.
  2. Design.
  3. Technology or process.
  4. Business model or behaviour change.

Your project’s total eligible costs must be between £30,000 and £100,000.

The competition closes at midday 12 pm on 1st April.

For more information or apply click HERE.