• Government launches Resources and Waste Strategy for England

    IOM3
    Businesses and manufacturers are to pay the full cost of recycling or disposing of their packaging waste under the government’s Resources and Waste Strategy, announced on Tuesday 18 December 2018.
  • Nominations invited for IOM3 2019 Awards including Prince Philip and the Colwyn Medal

    The Polymer Society
    Online nominations are invited for achievement in the Rubber and Plastics sector in these highly prestigious awards
  • In plain sight: reducing the risk of infrastructure failure. An interim report into the Grenfell Fire

    Sustainable Development Group
    A report by Professor Peter Hansford on behalf of the Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Starpack Industry Awards Launch

    IOM3
    The Starpack Industry Awards are officially open for entry, with this year’s focus on packaging and the environment. The 2019 Starpack Awards will highlight excellence in environmental stewardship by making the prestigious Greenstar Award available to all judging categories. Starpack Industry Award winners are also eligible to enter the renowned WorldStar Awards run by the World Packaging Organisation.
  • How we talk about plastics

    Materials World magazine
    Plastics can be recyclable, compostable biodegradeable – but what do these really mean? Stuart Patrick breaks down single-use plastics.
  • How a mantis shrimp packs a punch

    Materials World magazine
    Robotics could be improved with super strength shrimp design. Ceri Jones reports.
  • Photosynthesis for self-healing polymers

    Materials World magazine
    A self-repairing polymer that continuously expands and strengthens has been developed at MIT. Khai Trung Le reports.
  • Polymer from the membrane

    Materials World magazine
    Nafion membranes for hydrogen cells could be improved with new information on their interaction with water. Ellis Davies reports.
  • Technology Communities Board invites nominations

    IOM3
    The IOM3 Managing Board recently approved the restructure of the Industry & Technology Policy Board by creating a new Technical Communities Board (TCB). Nominations are now being sought for the role of Strategic Advisors on the TCB. This voluntary role is open to any member of the Institute. Members can request a full prospectus which sets out the ethos behind the change and includes both the job description and Terms of Reference.
  • Particulate Engineering for Industry 4.0 - change of venue

    Particulate Engineering Committee
    Due to high demand for this event, we have changed the venue to Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1G 9DT. This beautiful venue is only a 5 minute walk from Oxford Street Station and a 10 minute walk from our offices at Euston Road. We hope you will join us for this one day of presentations covering metallic, polymeric and refractory materials from industry leads, tier suppliers and end users embracing Industry 4.0 in their respective territories.

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