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Upcoming Events

September 3, 2019 - September 5, 2019

IRC 2019 – Innovations in Elastomer Materials and Products

IRC 2019 will take place on the revised dates of 3-5 September 2019. This conference will be a must attend event to learn about technical advances in the global rubber market. Organised by IOM3/The Polymer Society 

February 18, 2020 - February 20, 2020

Materials Research Exchange 2020

MRE 2020 is taking place on 18th – 20th February 2020 at the Business Design Centre in London. The event will provide a platform to develop the commercial success of UK-generated materials innovation by showcasing ground-breaking new materials and their manufacturing processes to industry with the goal of accelerating bringing these to a commercialisation stage. MRE 2020, … Continued

Latest Articles


Launch of UK Circular Plastics Network (UKCPN)

The UK Circular Plastics Network (UKCPN) aims to bring together the diverse users of plastic products and realise the best means for reducing plastic waste  entering the environment through a programme of networking and knowledge-sharing events and related support activities. The Circular Plastics Network will create a coordinated, integrated and aligned community of stakeholders in order to share … Continued


MaDE Materials Challenge at New Designers 18

New Designers takes place at the Business Design Centre in London each summer and provides students from across the creative sector an opportunity to showcase their innovative designs and concepts. Every year, the show is well known for exposing fresh talent. This year, visitors saw an emerging trend in design concepts focussed on recycling, sustainability and the … Continued


PVC Redesigned – student design competition

The Circular Economy aims to redefine the conventional make, sell and discard model and by innovation and careful design to reuse materials for a second life. Such a model goes well beyond conventional recycling but requires novel thinking and careful design to minimise material waste. This competition aims to engage the design community and to … Continued