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Innovation and Funding

The British Ceramic Confederation provides regular updates on funding opportunities, events and news. Please click here subscribe to our fortnightly newsletter. BCC engages with government bodies on developing funding opportunities and holds member only webinars once the funds are open. BCC is also part of the Ceramic Innovation Network.

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Innovation and Funding

The Ceramic Innovation Network (CIN) – created by BCC and Lucideon, with support from the University of Surrey and Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) – arranges annual events for the UK ceramic research base and industrialists around themes based on the principal challenges faced by the ceramic industry that may be solved through innovation and collaborative work. 

Topics covered to-date include: 
2014    Defect Reduction in Structural Ceramics: Problems and Practical Solutions 
2015    Reduce-Replace-Recycle: Effective Material Resource Management in Ceramics 
2016    Energy Efficiency in Ceramic Processing 
2017    Digital Technologies in Ceramic Manufacturing 
2018    Ceramics in Society: Demanding Environments 
2019    Accelerating Clean Growth in Ceramics 
2021    Firing up the Ceramics Industry and Exploring Sintering

The British Ceramic Confederation provides regular updates on funding opportunities, events and news. We also engage with government on developing funding opportunities and hold member only webinars with Innovate UK, KTN and others once the funds are open.

In the section below BCC showcases a number of case studies where members have successfully applied to a variety of funding schemes. Please contact BCC for more details of the funding opportunities and to discuss the help available.

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CIN

07.07.2021

CIN 2021 Sintering and Firing in the Ceramics Industry

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01.07.2019

CIN 2019 Event Programme

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13.02.2018

CIN Event 2018 – Updated Flyer

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13.02.2018

CIN Event 2018 – Event Programme

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13.02.2018

CIN Event 2018 – Post-Event Summary

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Innovation Special Documents

10.09.2021

Imerys Funding Case Study

22.07.2021

Original Style / Alusid Funding Case Study

22.07.2021

Wienerberger Funding Case Study

25.06.2021

Dunoon Mugs Funding Case Study

25.06.2021

Northcot Brick Funding Case Study

24.06.2021

Hinton Perry Davenhill Funding Case Study

24.06.2021

Walpole Funding Case Study

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Members Only Content

05.11.2019

Heat Recovery Funding Leaflet (Members Only)

Members Only Content

23.09.2019

Horizon 2020 2020 Calls of Potential Interest to Ceramic Sector (Members Only)

Members Only Content

06.03.2017

BCC response to Labour consultation on industrial strategy (Members Only)

Members Only Content

06.03.2017

BCC response to Leaving the EU implications and opportunities for UK science and research inquiry (Members Only)

Members Only Content

25.10.2016

Horizon 2020 2016-2017 Calls of Interest for Ceramic Sector – Udated Oct 2016 (Members Only)

Members Only Content

03.10.2016

BCC submission to BIS Select Committee Inquiry into Industrial Strategy. (Members Only)

Members Only Content

28.09.2016

Horizon 2020 2016-2017 Calls of Interest for Ceramic Sector – Udated Sept 2016 (Members Only)

Members Only Content

17.08.2016

Horizon 2020 2016-2017 Calls in Areas of Interest to the UK Ceramic Sector – May 2016 (Members Only)