Events

FREE Eco-innovation Webinar

Fishing nets Ireland harbour

 

Are you interested in transforming used fishing nets, ropes and components (FNRC’s) into new business opportunities?

 

Join Circular Ocean partner Martin Charter, Professor of Innovation & Sustainability and Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design, University for the Creative Arts (UK) for a FREE Webinar on Tuesday, 19th December 2017 at 6:30 PM GMT

 

In this 1-hour webinar, Martin will bring his extensive experience of working with 600+ eco-innovative micro SMEs and start-ups, and the lessons learnt from Eco-innovate (2013 & 2016) [60,000+ downloads], as well as publications Greener Marketing (1992 & 1999), Sustainable Solutions (2001) and Design for the Circular Economy (forthcoming 2018). This will be reinforced from recent ‘state of the art’ research completed by Circular Ocean into FNRC collection and recycling in ports, products, eco-innovation and lessons learnt from mentoring start-ups.

 

Practical eco-innovation advice will be given on developing products utilising FNRCs, including:

* Case studies

* Business models

* Research & Development

* Branding

* Marketing

* Crowdfunding

 

The webinar is targeted at those with new ideas, start-ups and companies with less than 250 employees based in the Northern Periphery & Arctic region (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland west coast of Republic of Ireland, northern areas of Scotland, Northern Ireland (except for Belfast), Greenland and Faroe Islands). For full details of the programme here, click here

 

To book your place email Ros Carruthers at  The Centre for Sustainable Design, UCA on rcarruthers@uca.ac.uk or +44 (0) 1252 892772 

Note: To join the webinar you will need to access to Chrome or Firefox browsers.

 

Can’t join on the day? Check out the Videos section of our site to view recordings.

 

Did you know Circular Ocean is now offering free consultancy for start-ups and small/medium-sized companies (SMEs) to support the development of eco-innovative products, technologies and services derived from waste fishing nets, ropes and components (FNRCs). Further details available here