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The plastics age

It’s been over 160 years since Alexander Parkes created what many people regard to be the first thermoplastic, Parkesine, in Birmingham (that’s right – plastic is a UK innovation). Though Parkes himself never really achieved commercial success with his wonder …

Innovate UK funding competitions for October 2015

Optimising food composition

Your business could benefit from a wide range of opportunities to get funding for your innovative ideas from Innovate UK. These are our new competitions that opened in October 2015. Optimising food composition: fat, sugar, salt and fibre Award: Up to £10 million …