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December 2019

Food and Drink Waste Challenge Network II

December 10, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Developing a food system that's fit for the future by designing out waste through redistribution During our first Tevi Food Waste Challenge Network we identified the 'redistribution of food waste' as a key solution to Cornwall's commercial food waste challenge. Every year more than 500,000 tonnes of food is wasted in UK restaurants, pubs, hotels and quick service restaurants alone and this is only one part of the 'farm to table' food value chain. This solution will include innovations in…

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January 2020

ExeMPLaR Biomaterials Hackathon: A hands-on approach to research using local abundant natural resources.

January 23 @ 9:00 am - January 24 @ 4:00 pm
Master’s Suite, Daphne Du Maurier Building, Penryn, TR109FE
Penryn, TR109FE GB
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Biomaterials Hackathon: A hands-on approach to research using local abundant natural resources. Overview: We are pleased to invite you to attend this exciting 2-day Hackathon, (Thursday 23rd January & Friday 24th January 2020) organised by the University of Exeter ExeMPLaR (Multidisciplinary Plastics Research Hub) & TEVI research projects & Zoë Powell & Pilar Bolumburu from Materiom. The workshop hackathon will cover a series of topics which will be set over 2 days; with a focus on using local resources that are readily available…

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Advanced moorings meeting

January 29 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Pennycomequick, 16 Killigrew Street, Falmouth, TR11 3PN
Falmouth, TR11 3PN GB
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Organising a trial of advanced mooring systems to improve eel grass beds Aim of the day: Continuing our discussions from November 2019, this meeting will explore in in detail how and where advanced mooring systems could be installed, trialled and monitored in Cornwall. Who this event is for:Mooring owners, operators, designers and installers, as well as academics and NGOs whose research covers either moorings performance or seagrass conservation.Timings:The meeting will run from 10.30am until 1.00pm. Following the meeting Tevi will…

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February 2020

UN Sustainable Development Goals: taking action, making change

February 12 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Old Bakery Studios, Malpas Road, Truro, TR1 1QH
Truro, TR1 1QH GB
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Cornish SMEs take action on the UN Sustainable Development Goals Introduction and aimsThe Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a roadmap for environmentally and socially responsible business. They form a blueprint for the world we want to live in, aiming to end poverty, reduce inequality and protect the planet. 2020 marks the start of a ‘decade of delivery’; that is, 10 years to make transformational change happen for us all. Further, the SDGs also offer a range of sizeable business opportunities,…

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Tree tubes and tree planting – products and techniques

February 18 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mount Pleasant Eco Park, Chapel Hill, Porthtowan, TR4 8HL
Porthtowan, TR4 8HL GB
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Design and development of products and services to support the Forest for Cornwall delivery Aim of the day:In this third meeting of our Tevi Challenge Network on the topic of increasing tree cover in Cornwall, we’ll explore the local business opportunities presented by the Forest for Cornwall: a flagship programme to increase local canopy cover by 2% in the next 10 years, agreed recently by Cornwall Council in the Climate Action Plan.During the first two meetings of this Tevi Challenge…

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The potential for Shared Growth around sustainable products and services

February 20 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Trebah Gardens (Trebah House – Ground Floor), Trebah Garden Trust, Mawnan Smith, TR11 5JZ
Mawnan Smith, TR11 5JZ GB
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We demonstrate how Cornish enterprises can use 'Shared Growth' approaches to develop environmentally sustainable products and services. Introduction and agendaThis interactive workshop introduces a novel method for developing environmentally sustainable products and services called ‘shared growth’. The workshop runs from 9:30 (registration and networking) until 14:00, and includes a networking lunch.Content and aimsThe event will include sessions from key actors that are already driving change in this area, including:Real Ideas Organisation, based in Plymouth, will outline how they work with…

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March 2020

Bodmin materials recycling field trip

March 3 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
SUEZ recycling and recovery UK – Bodmin, Bodmin Business Park Launceston Road, Bodmin, PL31 2RJ
Bodmin, PL31 2RJ GB
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Learn what happens to our material waste in Cornwall Join the Tevi team and other Tevi member enterprises for a Suez-led tour of their Bodmin Materials Recycling Facility Visitor Centre. Groups that visit Suez's recycling facility will learn how Suez reduce and reuse waste, find out what can be made out of recycled materials and see for yourself how Suez process waste materials before they are turned into recycled products.Our visit will consist of a presentation about waste management in…

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Li4UK: Mapping the UK’s future circular economy for lithium-ion batteries

March 12 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Old Bakery Studios, Malpas Road, Truro, TR1 1QH
Truro, TR1 1QH GB
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Securing a domestic supply of battery-quality lithium chemicals for the UK’s electric vehicle automotive industry IntroductionThe ‘Li4UK’ consortium and Tevi invite you to attend our workshop centred around mapping out the route to securing a domestic supply of battery-quality lithium chemicals for the UK’s electric vehicle automotive industry. The workshop aims to address three key themes: What are the benefits and challenges of securing a domestic supply chain?How can the circular economy be enabled in the supply chain?What is the…

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Regenerating and rewilding privately owned land across CIoS

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bedruthan Hotel and Spa, Bedruthan Hotel, Mawgan Porth, TR8 4BU
Mawgan Porth, TR8 4BU GB
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PLEASE NOTE - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO GUIDANCE ON CORONAVIRUS We are exploring ways to deliver this event at a later date or online ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Why small-scale rewilding is so important, the compelling business case for it, and practical examples of how to make it happen. Aim of the day: Bringing nature back to life, locking away carbon and restoring living systems are all examples of rewilding. Rewilding can happen on a big scale, such as at…

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Tevi Online – Welcome to Cornish SMEs

March 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We believe Cornish SMEs are stronger together, that's why Tevi are hosting online events to support our community of SMEs. As the first of our online events we want to welcome Cornish SMEs to our online presence and outline the support we can offer at this time of crises. We will be joined by Kim Conchie - Chief Executive: Cornwall Chamber of Commerce who will be outlining the rapidly changing business landscape and answering your questions. Please book your free…

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