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The global network for the materials cycle, promoting sustainability and greater circularity in the extraction, processing and use of natural resources.


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Packaging Data - who, what, when, where?

Join IOM3, HMRC and Defra to understand what you need to know about the data reporting requirements for Extended Producer Responsibility and the Plastic Packaging Tax.

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Advances in Model-based Control for the Process Industry

Cross-sector fireside chat focussing on decarbonisation and process efficiencies in the polymer, steel and light metals industries. A collaborative project between IOM3 and the Nordic country Chambers of Commerce.

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Elastomers in Power Generation

Focussing on the use of elastomers and elastomeric-like materials in power generation.


2023 IOM3 Awards & Prizes

Nominations are now open for the 2023 IOM3 Awards & Prizes. Deadline: 28 February 2023, 17.00 GMT.

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