The SMART team are involved in high profile projects with national and international impact, attracting funding from diverse sources including research councils and industrial partners. Below are a selection of the projects which SMART team members have played an integral role.
This project proposes a systematic framework for addressing the ‘Societal Value’ of toys as part of an integrated sustainability assessment and allows the evaluation and comparison beyond products’ shared functionality.read more
The overall aim of the research is to facilitate the principle of “doing more with less” in terms of resources consumed in manufacturing applications.read more
The overall research aim was to enable the environmental footprint of plastics packaging to be reduced through the most appropriate selection and utilisation of biopolymers whilst providing companies with a design framework to support their sustainable paread more
Improve the environmental footprint and long-term sustainability of the packaging industryread more