Ben Peace, KTN - Institute of Environmental Management and

Report
Sustainable Resource Management in
Action – Case Studies from Practice
30th July 2014
Ben Peace,
Knowledge Transfer Network
THE UK’S INNOVATION NETWORK
@BenPeace
@esktn
@ktnuk
The Knowledge Transfer Network
The UK’s Innovation Network
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Core funding from
130 staff
90,000 members
17 communities
Our mission is to stimulate innovation:
• Linking organisations & exchanging knowledge
• Improving access to funding
• Promoting exemplars
• Informing policy
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Technology Strategy Board toolset
Collaborative
R&D
Smart
Launchpad
Innovation and
Knowledge
Centres
Entrepreneur
Missions
Raw
Materials
Manufacture
Distribution
& retail
Use
End-of-Life
Raw
Materials
Manufacture
Distribution
& retail
Use
reduce
or
replace
End-of-Life
repair
reuse
remanufacture
recycle
A more circular economy could
increase UK GDP by £3bn
Environmental Services Association
Take-back model for TVs & clothing
could increase UK GDP by over £1.75bn
WRAP
>80% of senior manufacturing executives
said raw materials shortages were a risk to
their business
EEF
Savings in materials alone could
exceed $1tr by 2025
McKinsey
KTN activities in circular economy
Turning talk into action
Structured around key enablers:
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Design
Supply Chain innovation
Business Models
Outputs:
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A significant and engaged community
Web portal
A series of well-attended events
Ca. £6m brokered through recent TSB calls alone
A series of case studies
Reports
Methodology for assessing materials risks in value chains
Businesses that innovate in this
area can:
• Reduce costs
• Reduce supply risks
• Generate value
http://tinyurl.com/matsigreport
http://tinyurl.com/Circular-Chains
Case studies:
http://tinyurl.com/matsecsig
• LEDs 90% more efficient than traditional bulbs
• Contain complex mix of materials
• Low recovery rates, particularly from consumer
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Detachable core sent in the mail
Web connected – performance monitoring, wireless control
“Consumer Lighting As A Service”
Lease costs < energy savings
Aim is to enable 95% of the materials to be returned to use
Better design & service
Remanufacture
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• Remanufacturing £2.4bn in
UK. Potential: £5.6bn
• 3 month inquiry set up by
KTN
• http://www.policyconnect.org.uk/a
psrg/research/reportremanufacturing-towardsresource-efficient-economy-0
• Recommendations on policy
including centre of
excellence. To express
support:
• http://www.hssmi.org/support-todevelop-centre-of-excellence-forremanufacturing/
The REBus Programme
VISION: “To be recognised as the leading enabler of
more resource efficient business models in Europe”
Goals: profit, resource efficiency, resilience
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Assess state-of-the-art
Develop 30 exemplary pilots
Promote exemplars
Develop “how to” toolkit
Inform policy
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Programme overview:
• 3.5 years
• €3.1m
www.rebus.eu.com
Support available
Detailed market analysis
Develop business model concepts tailored
to your business
Devise and implement pilot trial of new
business model
Analyse financial and other performance
indicators
Promotion of your business as an exemplar
across Europe
With the contribution of the LIFE financial instrument of the European Community
www.rebus.eu.com
Funding
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Feasibility studies
Collaborative R&D
Innovation vouchers
Smart (grants for R&D)
KTP (Knowledge Transfer Partnerships)
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Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS)
Horizon 2020
Catapults
WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Plan)
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£6m brokered to date
Resource Efficiency - Forward Plan
2014
CR&D Supply Chain
Innovation for a
Circular Economy
2015
2016
Collaborative R&D
Value from Waste (Up
to £4m)
Industrial Symbiosis
KTP (up to £500K)
The Great Recovery
build community and
scoping of systems
opportunities
Feasibility Studies
Circular Economy
Systems (Up to £1m)
Collaborative R&D
Circular Economy
Systems big projects
www.innovateuk.org/delivery-plan-2014-15
• Provided by the Technology Strategy Board
• Up to £5K for SMEs to work with a suitable knowledge
provider
• Current themes include:
– Energy, Water and Waste
– Agrifood
– Built Environment
• SME must pay any VAT on services provided
https://vouchers.innovateuk.org
“Smart” grants for R&D
• Provided by Technology Strategy Board
• Three types of grant for SMEs carrying out R&D:
• Proof of market
up to 9 months; up to £25K; up to 60% funding
• Proof of concept
up to 18 months; up to £100K; up to 60% funding
• Development of prototype
up to 2 years; up to £250K; up to 35/45% funding
• Can work with subcontractors where beneficial
www.innovateuk.org
http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/
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