Global Insights: India Sustainable Plastic Packaging Webinar

Hosted by Innovate UK and in partnership with UKRI India, WRAP and The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), this webinar shares invaluable insights gained from our Innovate UK Global Expert Mission (GEM) to India on Sustainable Plastic Packaging which took place in May 2023.

Event Details


09.00 - 11.30 GMT



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01 – Welcome

02 – Introduction to Innovate UK UKRI India 

03 – Investment, Research and Innovation

04 – India’s plastic recycling landscape

05 – Overview of the UK-India Global Expert Mission

06 – Overview of the India Plastic Pact 


Innovate UK, in collaboration with industry leaders and sector experts, visited leading public and private sector organisations in India to explore developments in Sustainable Plastic Packaging. This Expert Mission sought to foster global collaboration, facilitate technology transfer, and identify opportunities in the Plastic Recycling sector and within the India Plastic Pact.

During this webinar, our panel of experts will provided a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in Sustainable Plastic Packaging technologies and shared their insights and learnings gained from the GEM into the key technical and regulatory challenges, exciting opportunities, and implications for the future of Sustainable Plastic Packaging both in the UK and India.

Along with the informative presentations, there was be plenty of opportunities for networking with fellow attendees and a Q&A session to address any questions.

This free webinar is designed for a diverse range of participants ranging from technology providers to policymakers and regulators.


  • Welcome & Introduction to Global Expert Mission
    09:00am GMT
  • India-China Collaboration – Opening remarks and UK recycling landscape
    09:05am GMT
  • Opening Overview
    09:20am GMT
  • Introduction to Innovate UK
    09:30am GMT
  • Overview of the UK-India Plastic recycling Global Expert Mission & Introduction to Current Activities
    09:40am GMT
  • Overview of Plastic Pact
    09:55am GMT
  • Break
    10:05am GMT
  • Next Steps for Collaboration – Panels Discussion
    10:20am GMT
  • Q&A
    11:00am GMT
  • Wrap-ups & Next steps
    11:15am GMT

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