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2016 Associations

    • PPMA


      The PPMA is the UK's trade association for suppliers of processing and packaging machinery to the UK market and represents over 400 member and associate companies.

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    • British Water

      British Water 

      British Water is a corporate membership association and has a wide and varied membership covering all sectors of the water industry.

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    • Carbon Trust

      Carbon Trust 

      The Carbon Trust are independent experts with a mission to accelerate the move to a sustainable, low carbon economy.

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    • ADBA (Anaerobic Digestion & Biogas Association)

      ADBA (Anaerobic Digestion & Biogas Association) 

      ADBA was established in 2009 as a not-for-profit organisation representing businesses in the anaerobic digestion sector.

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      INCPEN is a research organisation which draws together an influential group of companies who share a vision of the future where all production,distribution and consumption contribute to a truly sustainable society. We define a sustainable packaging and product supply chain as a system that enables

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    • WRAP


      Our vision is a world where resources are used sustainably. Our work helps people recycle more and waste less, both at home and at work, and offers economic as well as environmental benefits We work with a wide range of partners, from major UK businesses, trade bodies and local authorities through to individuals looking for practical advice. We always aim to work together with others to achieve the best results. We have clear guiding principles: A focus on preventing waste Getting good value for money for the tax-payer and proving it Working in partnership and support

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    • The Next Manufacturing Revolution

      The Next Manufacturing Revolution 

      The Next Manufacturing Revolution is a not-for-profit collaboration founded by the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Manufacturing, consultants Lavery/Pennell and 2degrees. It aims to unlock significant performance improvement in the manufacturing sector, driving greater profits, new jobs and reduced environmental impact. The landmark Next Manufacturing Revolution report (available at www.nextmanufacturingrevolution.org ) identified for UK manufacturers a £10B p.a. cost saving, 300,000 new jobs and a 27MtCO2e p.a. greenhouse gas reduction through non-labour resource efficiency (inclu

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    • MEBC


      The Midlands Environmental Business Company is a not-for-profit organisation with a remit is to promote the business and economic benefits and opportunities of the implementation of sustainable development principles and the transformation to a Low Carbon society. MEBC is the regional branch of the UK Business Council for Sustainable Development

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    • British Soft Drinks Association

      British Soft Drinks Association 

      The British Soft Drinks Association is the national trade association representing the collective interests of producers and manufacturers of soft drinks including carbonated drinks, still and dilutable drinks, fruit juices and bottled waters. BSDA relies on the input of its members small, medium and large. Members’ views and concerns are the drivers behind the work we do. So if you want to influence the direction and policy of your industry body, stamping your mark on the legislation governing the future of your business join us now.

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    • Interface Food & Drink (IFD)

      Interface Food & Drink (IFD) 

      “Interface Food & Drink (IFD) is responsible for stimulating growth in the Scottish Food & Drink sector by identifying innovative and collaborative research projects that can be carried out by Scottish Universities. Our role is to understand the issues affecting the food and drink industry and identifying academic partners that can deliver innovative research projects that can deliver a real impact for industry.   We specialise in bringing t

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    • FDEA


      The Food & Drink Exporters Association (FDEA) - enables food and drink companies to be part of a strong network and to benefit from our extensive experience in international business development. Services to members include trade show participation, workshops, meet the buyer and networking events and business advisory work to support export activities. FDEA's Management Committee of experienced exporters provides strategic guidance to the Association and we work closely with a range of partners, including UK Trade & I

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    • The Knowledge Transfer Network

      The Knowledge Transfer Network 

      The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is the UK’s innovation network, bringing together businesses, entrepreneurs, academics and funders to develop new products and services.

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    • BITC


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    • SWIG


      The Sensors for Water Interest Group (SWIG) is a not for profit, information, ideas-exchange, and networking group with a diverse UK-wide membership. SWIG focuses on the use of sensor and associated technologies for measurement and control in water and wastewater treatment processes and infrastructure, and in natural environments and waters. Our networking activities include a varied programme of technical workshops covering all aspects of water sensing, which offer a cost-effective means of keeping up-to-date with sensor developments, new technologies and regulations. Invited speakers and e

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    • Forum For the Future

      Forum For the Future 

      Forum for the Future is an independent non-profit with a mission to create a sustainable future, working globally with business, government and other organisations to solve complex sustainability challenges. We believe organisations and innovators must have one eye on the future if they are to remain successful in a complex and rapidly changing world. System innovation, particularly focussing on food and energy, is at the heart of our strategy. One of our key approaches is creating innovation coalitions, bringing together groups to solve bigger sustainability challenges -including those that

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    • British Meat Processors Asscoiation

      British Meat Processors Asscoiation 

      British Meat Processors Association The BMPA represents the UK’s leading red meat processing and manufacturing businesses. We aim to be recognised by the meat industry, government and its agencies, the EU authorities, consumers, and food and farming organisations as the leading UK industry body dealing with all issues relating to the slaughter, processing, manufacturing of and trade in red meat and meat products. Our key objectives are: • To maintain and promote high product and professional standards in the British meat industry • To achieve a regulatory and policy regime that enables t

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    • Green Investment Bank

      Green Investment Bank 

      The UK Green Investment Bank was created by the UK Government, its sole shareholder, with an initial £3.8 billion of public funds. This finance is used to back green projects on commercial terms and to mobilise additional private sector capital into the UK’s green economy. Investments help fund the creation of new energy and waste infrastructure across the UK and with that, new jobs in construction and operations.

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    • Project SCALE

      Project SCALE 

      Project SCALE – Delivering a Step Change in Agri-Food Logistics Set up to address rising food demands, increasing energy prices and the need to reduce environmentally damaging emissions, Step Change in Agri-food Logistics Ecosystems (Project SCALE) is a three year project working across North-West Europe.  Its aims are to increase economic competitiveness and improve environmental and social sustainability of food and drink supply chain logistics across the region. Partly funded by INTERREG IVB North-West Europe, the 5 partners of the Proj

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    • Scotland Food & Drink

      Scotland Food & Drink 

      Scotland Food & Drink, established in 2007, is a not-for-profit organisation that was created to guide food and drink companies of all sizes towards increased profitability. Our mission is to grow the industry to a value of £16.5 billion by 2017 and our vision is to build Scotland's international reputation as 'A Land of Food and Drink'. The organisation essentially has two, inter-linked roles. It is the industry leadership organisation for food and drink, developing and delivering a strategy to grow the sector. It is also a me

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    • Scottish Bakers

      Scottish Bakers 

      The motto of Scottish Bakers’ is ‘For the Good of all’ and this summarises an industry which has a growing reputation for innovation and great products available across the UK and in many international markets. The bakery industry in Scotland employs around 16,000 staff throughout retail and manufacturing with a turnover in excess of £600 million Established in 1891 Scottish Bakers promotes and represents the bakery industry in Scotland and Our vision is to be recognised as a world class Trade Association which supports its members to effectively and efficiently meet the needs of their cust

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    • Produce View

      Produce View 

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    • Gambica


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    • The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)

      The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) 

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    • The Institution of Analysts and Programmers

      The Institution of Analysts and Programmers 

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