FREE Business Advice

Date:   14th May 2018

Location:   ONLINE

Have you considered creating new products or business opportunities from fishing nets, ropes or components?


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 Business Advice Webinar on Monday,

14th May 2018 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 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? Our next webinar will take place on June 4th, register your interest today!


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