Future Focus Series: Fresh Thoughts on Environment and Innovation
The Future Focus series highlights the innovative thinking and business practices that will tackle the world’s greatest challenges
Co-hosted by Taylor Vinters and Oxfordshire Greentech, our Future Focus series highlights the innovative thinking and business practices that will tackle the world’s greatest challenges.
SESSION 1 // SAVING THE WORLD FROM PLASTIC WASTE
Once a wonder material, plastic is now seen as a critical threat to the planet. Session 1 discovers two very different yet promising routes to counter this, using behavioural change and a novel catalytic process.
Tony McGurk introduces his company Cryptocycle and reveals how the pioneering digital technology that powers their Reward4Waste brand can ensure that end of use shouldn’t mean end of life for plastic. Then Dr Tiancun Xiao of OxCCU talks about how biodegradable plastics can made from CO2 and H2 – technology that would position the UK as a world leader in CO2 utilisation.
WHEN: Wednesday 3 November 2021 at 9.30-11.00AM