News - Sustainability

New report lays out the sustainability benefits of remote service delivery

A new report shares Britest's experience of the challenges presented by COVID-19 lockdown restrictions along with an analysis of significant benefits quantified in terms of time, money, and emissions saved, and new possibilities created by successfully harnessing remote working and service delivery.

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- EFFECTIVE COLLABORATION- TECHNICAL FACILITATIONBest PracticePublicationsSustainability

Aug172021



IPCC Sixth Assessment Report - Innovation is key

IPCC Sixth Assessment Report - Innovation is key The newly published IPPC Sixth Assessment Report lays out a clear but stark picture of climate change. It’s here already, it’s going to get worse, and human activity has unequivocally caused it. However, if human activity has got us into this

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- EFFECTIVE COLLABORATIONSustainability

Aug112021



Video: LevWave - scalable platform chemicals from industrial side streams

Dr. Silvia Tedesco of Manchester Metropolitan University explains how the InnovateUK funded proof of concept project is exploring the feasibility of turning a significant industrial process side stream - paper mill sludge - into the strategically important platform chemical Levulinic Acid.

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- EFFECTIVE COLLABORATION- TECHNICAL FACILITATION- WHOLE PROCESS UNDERSTANDINGInnovationRisk AssessmentScale-upSustainability

Apr152021



New project to pilot selective recovery of pure plastics from multi-materials waste

Britest is to facilitate enhanced impact of the new MultiCycle project, a three-year EC Horizon 2020 Innovation Action which will deliver an industrial recycling pilot plant for thermoplastic-based multi-materials allowing selective recovery of pure plastics and fibres from mixed wastes without downgrading. Britest will be applying insight into building effective, flexible training resources from previous projects, and piloting the SPRING framework for enhanced project impact in the EC SPIRE process industries..

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- EFFECTIVE COLLABORATION- KNOWLEDGE SHARINGHorizon ScanningSustainability

Nov292018



From Collaborative Projects to Education and Training Resources

From Collaborative Projects to Education and Training Resources It is self-evident that if the process industries are to become more sustainable, current and future workforces must be able to learn about the innovative technologies and approaches being developed in collaborative projects. A

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- KNOWLEDGE SHARINGHorizon ScanningInnovationNetworkingOpportunity SpaceSustainability

Feb162018



Britest to lead European Horizon 2020 sustainability project 

Britest to lead European Horizon 2020 sustainability project Britest is to lead the co-ordination of project STYLE - a two year coordinated support activity across the European process sectors, funded by the Horizon 2020 / SPIRE programme. Launched in January 2015, project STYLE aims to identify

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InnovationSustainability

Jan102015



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