CE Centres

Find out more about the five specialist Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centres


The Interdisciplinary Centre for Circular Chemical Economy (CircularChem) aims to transform the UK chemical industry into a more resource-efficient, productive and higher value system.

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The Interdisciplinary Centre for Circular Metals (CircularMetal) aims to transform the metals industry and make the UK the first country in the world to have fully circular metals system.     

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The Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centre for Mineral-based Construction Materials (ICEC-MCM) focuses on improving the way we use materials such as aggregate, cement and glass, in infrastructure.

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The UKRI Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centre for Technology Metals (Met4Tech) aims to identify system-level interventions to enable circularity in the production, use and reuse of technology metals.

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The Textiles Circularity Centre (TCC) will turn bio waste (post-consumer textiles, crop residues and household waste) into renewable materials to envision a circular textiles economy for the UK.

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The UKRI National Circular Economy Hub (CE-Hub) will accelerate interdisciplinary research, innovation and impact to scale up a UK Circular Economy.

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