The Great Recovery
Redesigning for the Future
The Great Recovery is an RSA project launching in September 2012 supported by Technology Strategy Board and key industrial players. It will seek to fill the knowledge and innovation gaps associated with designing for a circular economy model.
Over the course of the programme there will be a series of workshops and demonstration projects to discover how products and systems can be better designed. New professional networks between designers, material scientists, brands, manufacturers, recycling and recovery experts will be created and data will be collected to help shape new industrial opportunities.
The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) is an enlightenment organisation committed to finding innovative practical solutions to today’s social challenges. Through its ideas, research and 27,000-strong Fellowship it seeks to understand and enhance human capability so we can close the gap between today’s reality and people’s hopes for a better world.
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