Professor Justin Perry explores different approaches to chemistry and the future of the chemicals sector
About this event
The \’Blue skies, green future\’ webinar series presents ideas and innovation to spark discussion on the topic of transformation and sustainability within the foundation industries.
Which future for chemicals?
Foundation Industries have faced a period of unprecedented change and pressure to adapt to current situations.
Professor Justin Perry will explore the current climate of the chemicals sector, presenting an overview of different potential approaches to chemistry and aspects of how it is operationalized. This webinar will present several different aspects and scenarios and invite the audience to question and debate the future of the chemicals sector.
Professor Justin Perry is Professor of Chemistry and Director of Enterprise and Engagement for the Department of Applied Sciences at Northumbria University, and works to make the interface between universities and industry more permeable.
About the Network
The TFI Network aims to assist the foundation industries to remain competitive whilst simultaneously facing challenges from environmental legislation and the drive towards net-zero carbon 2050. Launched in February 2021, the core aim of TFI Network+ is to co-create with the Foundation Industries new science and technology that can transform their sustainability and performance by coordinating and channelling a wide range of expertise throughout UK academia in themes such as energy efficiency, circular economy, new generation processes and manufacturing informatics.
TFI Network is funded by Engineering and Physical Science Research Council. The Network offers small project grants to support research, transformation and collaboration across the six sectors of the foundation industries. Becoming a member of the Network allows you to advertise your expertise or business requirements to other members, identify other members who may have similar research areas for collaboration and submit applications for small project grants. Visit https://tfinetworkplus.org/ to become a member.