The Polymer Innovation Networking event

You are here

Wednesday, 2 October, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:30

The Polymer Innovation Networking event




International Institute for Product and Service Innovation (IIPSI)
University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
United Kingdom

We are delighted to announce that our Polymer Innovation Network (PIN) event returns on Wednesday 2nd October. The event theme is 'Plastic's Place in our Sustainable Future'.

The agenda is as follows:


Session title and content


6.30pm – 7.00 pm

Arrival: Food & Drinks


7.00pm – 7.10pm

Welcome introduction

Dr Paul Milne, WMG

7.10pm – 7.20pm

Guest speaker

Professor Ton Peijs, WMG

7.20pm – 7.30pm

Guest speaker

Lee Clayton from DWM

7.30pm – 7.40pm

Guest speaker

Walter van het Hof, Trinseo

7.40pm – 7.45pm


Dr Peter Wilson, Research Fellow, Catapult

7.45pm – 7.50pm


Martin Yeoman, Staysafe

7.50pm – 7.55pm


David Xie, WMG – 8.30pm


Closing at 8.30pm

As usual, we are inviting expressions of interest from those who would like to deliver a two-minute PIN 'hotshot' on a particular product or service of their choice, related to the theme.

For those new to PIN, it is a unique networking event for all users, makers and processors of plastic and has successfully brought this important community together to help bridge the gap between industry and R&D.

Based at WMG's impressive International Institute for Product and Service Innovation at the University of Warwick, in Coventry, PIN now boasts over 500 active members.

Find out about the latest materials research from WMG, current industry trends and future technologies whilst meeting and collaborating with other likeminded businesses and colleagues from the WMG SME Group.

Please contact Dr Paul Milne at to reserve your hotshot talk or discuss any queries you may have regarding this event.

This event is free to attend and dinner will be provided.

Request your place

Find out more


Coronavirus Business Impact

If you require advice regarding the Covid-19 outbreak please complete this short Coronavirus Impact Form, to allow our advisors to provide you with the right guidance for your business. Alternatively visit our dedicated website for all the latest news, updates and information by clicking below.

Find Out More



Looking for work, or have vacancies to fill?


CW Employment Solutions has launched! The region's brand new, free service for job seekers and employers, recruiters and education leavers, to connect, find jobs, post vacancies and access the wealth of support measures that have been implemented across the region.

Click Here to Find out More


Local office: 0300 060 3747
Support helpline: 0800 998 1098


Part of the Government-supported growth hub network

European Union - European Regional Development Fund

Latest Tweet