Plastics Innovation: Towards Zero Waste

Funding opportunity:

Plastics Innovation: Towards Zero Waste



Funder and programme:

Innovate UK – Plastics Research and Innovation Fund (PRIF)

Project total costs (range):

£ 50,000 – £ 1,000,000



Competition closes:

08/08/2018 (12:00 noon)

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £4 million in innovation projects to reduce the harm that plastics do to the environment and increase productivity and growth of the UK economy.

The aim of this competition is to support innovative activities that result in less persistent plastic waste in our environment. This can be achieved by developing new polymers, processes, designs, recycling regimes, value added recyclate or bio-alternatives.

If you are a business, you can carry out the project on your own or you can collaborate with others. A business or research and technology organisation (RTO) must lead the project.

Projects must start by 1 December 2018 and end by 31 December 2020 and last between 3 months and 24 months

MSC R&D can help your business develop by supporting you in:
• Identification of appropriate grants and competition calls for proposals
• Partner search for collaborative Research & Innovation
• Bid writing
• Project management
• Audit compliance
• Commercialisation
• Business Planning
• Market Intelligence reports

If you want help with any of these opportunities, please CONTACT us on 0114 230 8401 or email