Funding Opportunity: Ocean plastic solutions investment accelerator: reducing plastic pollution

The UK Government has announced funding of up to £2m to develop solutions to tackle the growing crisis of plastic pollution in our oceans.

“The aim of this competition is to support new scientific or technological innovation to reduce plastics waste and deliver a more circular economy approach to plastic use.”

This work should incorporate a plan for growth in the UK economy as part of the project. The scope is wide and is includes (but is not unique to) new innovative technologies, waste reduction, behaviour change, sustainable alternatives to plastics. This may also include biodegradable solutions as well as chemical recycling.

This competition closes 12 March 2019.

For more information and applications, click here.