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What does the sustainable business of 2030 look like? This is the question asked to 18 sustainability business leaders in a two-day workshop as part of the Sustainability Leaders Forum, sponsored by Cranfield University and facilitated by Organisations that Flow.

Coca Cola, Co-Op, Asda, Marks & Spencer and Iceland will come together under one roof for the first time at Packaging Innovations 2018, to talk about the UK’s hottest topic – plastics in packaging. These leading brands will form a panel, as part of the show’s Big Plastics Debate, discussing the road ahead for packaging professionals and new approaches to plastic packaging.

The Materials Protecting Society seminar series has confirmed Tom Heap, Science Broadcaster for BBC Countryfile, as the keynote speaker for the second event, Materials Protecting the Environment, on 21 February 2018 at 297 Euston Road, London.

The 2018 Materials Research Exchange & Investor Showcase provides an excellent platform for exhibitors. Sign up before January 30th

Dr Bernie Rickinson, Chief Executive of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), said ‘The Institute has invested interest and capability to support the Government and our community in the debate surrounding plastic waste and reuse.


Upcoming events

20 Feb 2018
Winner of the Royal Society's Michael Faraday Prize 2017, Professor Mark Miodownik argues that only a deeper understanding of materials science will allow us to navigate the future successfully
21 Feb 2018
IOM3 Young Persons' Lecture Competition – East Midlands Local Heat
7 Mar 2018
The Tees Valley Heat of the Young Persons' Lecture Competition will be held at the STEM Centre Middlesbrough College on Wednesday 7th March.
12 Mar 2018
The UK Advanced Materials Research & Investor Showcase 2018 organised by the Knowledge Transfer Network and Innovate UK
25 Apr 2018
IOM3 annual Young Persons' Lecture Competition UK final