UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £4 million to develop new solutions to reduce persistent plastics entering our environment.

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.

To be eligible you must be based in the UK and all projects must include an SME. Projects under £100,000 must be led by an SME and can be single or collaborative. Projects over £100,000 must be collaborative and involve and SME.

You can read more about the opportunity by clicking the button below. Competition closes on 8th August 2018 at 12pm.