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A fruitful low carbon collaboration

A new cohort of graduate researchers are collaborating with business to develop products and services for a sustainable, low carbon economy. Twenty masters by research graduates joined 6 PhD researchers for a two-day team building session at the Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University. The masters researchers are part of the award winning Centre for Global…
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Breakfast Seminar: The Price of Plastic

Businesses are facing an increasing consumer demand to demonstrate corporate responsibility towards waste, single-use plastics and design for a circular economy. This involves the manufacture of products, use of materials in business processes and effective waste management. As consumer expectations evolve, businesses are seeking to grow in a sustainable manner and demonstrate positive business practice.…
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New partnership to drive clean economic growth

Lancaster University partners with the Environmental Industries Commission to support innovation and grow businesses which are addressing the world’s environmental challenges. The partnership with the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC), the main trade body for the UK environmental business sector, will support enterprises which are working on new ways to reduce carbon emissions and waste, and…
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Entrepreneurial thinking and the RECIRCULATE project

Cue lights, ‘Entrepreneurial thinking and the RECIRCULATE project’ Take 1:  CUT! Just before you watch the video, here is a little bit of background: Lancaster University is leading a £6.8M ground-breaking project to work in partnership with African researchers to address the urgent need for safe and effective water use in Africa. RECIRCULATE: Driving eco-innovation…
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