News: UK - Competition for the funding of feasibility studies into batteries for low carbon vehicles
The Technology Strategy Board is launching a £500k competition to support feasibility studies relating to the recycling and re-use of batteries used for propulsion in low and ultra low carbon vehicles.
Monday, 31st January 2011
The TSB is looking to invest in innovative, industry and market-focused projects. This competition is being run under the Low Carbon Vehicles Innovation Platform. Projects may be collaborative or carried out by a single organisation. The costs are expected to be no more than £100k in total, attracting grant funding of up to £75k. A networking event to facilitate consortia building for this competition is being organised by the Transport Knowledge Transfer Network, at the University of Warwick on 3 February 2011. This event will also cover the recently announced £8m Low Carbon Vehicles collaborative research and development competition and the £1m feasibility studies competition on disruptive vehicle technology. Open date: 28 March 2011 Close date: 18 May 2011
Why textile process waste should be remanufactured
H&M Foundation Global Change Award winner calls for remanufacturing of textile waste - a significant economic opportunity for textile mills that will also improve supply chain transparency/traceability and create new, circular business models.