Glass Futures Agrees Strategic Partnership with North West Business Leadership Team

The North West Business Leadership Team (NWBLT) has welcomed Glass Futures as a strategic partner. Glass Futures brings together a […]

Seize The Opportunity To Invest In A Sustainable Future

Open call for a Lehr machinery supplier to partner with Glass Futures in the development of innovative technologies for the […]

Society of Glass Technology’s Furnace Solutions 2022

Rob Ireson our Innovation and Partnerships Manager was chosen as the winner of this prestigious award designed to encourage and […]

STEELWORK COMPLETED ON £54MILLION GLASS FUTURES’ DEVELOPMENT

Work is on schedule at the £54million Glass Futures Global Centre of Excellence in St Helens with the steelwork structure […]

Funding helps fuel hydrogen project in push for net zero

The British Ceramic Confederation (BCC) is delighted to announce that £300,000 of Government funding has been awarded for a project […]

Glass Futures partners with C-Capture on project awarded £1.7m in BEIS funding to demonstrate feasibility of next generation, low-cost carbon capture solutions in hard-to-decarbonise industries

Glass Futures along with one of their member sites, Pilkington UK Ltd (part of NSG Group) are involved in a […]

Procurement Specialist

Position Available – Fixed Term 12-month contract About Us Glass Futures Ltd is a not-for-profit research and technology organisation, supported […]

PARLIAMENTARIANS AND DIGNITARIES GATHER AT THE HOUSE OF LORDS TO PROMOTE GLASS PAST AND FUTURE IMPACT

A Glass Industry and supply chain centric lunch was held at the House of Lords on Wednesday 23rd March 2022 […]

ST HELENS CHAMBER TO OFFER FUNDING, TRAINING AND EDUCATION FOR A GREENER, SUSTAINABLE LOCAL INDUSTRY THROUGH ‘TOGETHER TO ZERO’ INITIATIVE

Valuable investment has been secured via the UK Government’s Community Renewal Fund scheme to support the local community in a […]

BIOFUEL TRIAL BY ST HELENS GLASS GIANT MARKS NEW WORLD-FIRST TOWARDS DECARBONISATION

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has become the world’s first flat glass manufacturer to fire its […]

GROUND IS BROKEN AND DELIVERY UNDERWAY OF £54MILLION GLASS FUTURES DEVELOPMENT IN ST HELENS

Glass Futures, Network Space Developments, St Helens Borough Council, Liverpool City Region, MPs Marie Rimmer and Connor McGinn welcomed UKRI […]

REVOLUTIONARY RESEARCH SETS OUT TO FIND LOW CARBON FUEL ALTERNATIVES

Research trials into low carbon alternative fuels for glass furnaces are currently ongoing as part of Glass Futures’ Government funded […]

Glass Futures’ latest opportunity to showcase your newest technologies, R&D and training at the Global Centre of Excellence

Open call for an IS machine supplier to partner with Glass Futures in the development of innovative technologies for the […]

Operations Engineers – Multiple Positions (X5) – Mechanical/Electrical/Process

Position Available – No Agencies Please About us: Glass Futures is a not-for-profit research and technology organisation, carrying out collaborative, […]

Senior R&D Project Manager

Position Available – No Agencies Please About us: Glass Futures is a not-for-profit research and technology organisation, carrying out collaborative, […]

Data Scientist & Data Engineer

Position Available – No Agencies Please About us: Glass Futures is a not-for-profit research and technology organisation, conducting collaborative, innovative […]

EXCLUSIVE GLASS FUTURES INTERVIEW FOR JAN/FEB ISSUE OF GLASS WORLDWIDE

At COP26 in Glasgow last November, Glass Futures exhibited glass products made with 90% less carbon, the result of a […]

CONTRACTOR APPOINTED TO DELIVER £54MILLION GLASS FUTURES DEVELOPMENT

Network Space Developments (NSD) has appointed Bowmer + Kirkland to build the £54million Global Centre of Excellence at Saints Retail […]

SCIENCE AND INNOVATION DELIVERS CLIMATE SOLUTIONS AT COP26

Senior officials from both UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) visited […]

ST HELENS’ GROUND-BREAKING GLASS FUTURES TAKES THE STAGE AT COP26

Glass Futures will put the Liverpool City Region at the forefront of decarbonising the global glass industry, an event at […]

DAVE DALTON, KEY DRIVER IN FOUNDATION OF GLASS FUTURES JOINS ITS BOARD

Dave Dalton, CEO of The British Glass Manufacturers’ Confederation and its technology arm, Glass Technology Services, has joined Glass Futures’ […]

GLASS FUTURES SHORTLISTED AT THE ST HELENS BOROUGH BUSINESS AWARDS

Glass Futures has been shortlisted for the Green Business of the Year at the St Helens Borough Business Awards. The […]

GLASS FUTURES REMEDIATION WORK WELCOMED

Positive and visible progress with essential preparatory work for the ground-breaking £54m Glass Futures development in St Helens has been […]

JUERGEN MAIER CBE JOINS GLASS FUTURES

Juergen Maier CBE, former Chief Executive of Siemens UK, has joined Glass Futures as an advisor to the Board. Juergen […]

INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY HAS DEEP IMPACT IN CARBON REDUCTION FOR ENCIRC

Leading glass container manufacturer, Encirc (a Vidrala company), is set to reduce its carbon output in its Elton, Chesire, facility […]

GLASS FUTURES DELIVERS ON RECRUITMENT COMMITMENTS WITH LATEST KEY APPOINTMENT OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Glass Futures’ Global Centre of Excellence, the proposed research and development and training facility, continues to deliver on employment commitments […]

PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED FOR £54MILLION GLASS FUTURES DEVELOPMENT

St Helens Borough Council Planning Committee has today granted planning permission for delivery of the £54million global glass research and […]

GLASS FUTURES CONFIRM TENDER SUCCESS FOR WORLD-FIRST R&D FURNACE

Glass Futures has appointed Italian glass engineers Stara Glass S.p.A to design its 30tonne/pd experimental Research & Development furnace – […]

DIAGEO COLLABORATES ON INNOVATION TRIAL TO MAKE MOST SUSTAINABLE GLASS SCOTCH WHISKY BOTTLES EVER

A successful pilot project has pioneered the lowest carbon footprint glass bottles ever produced for a Scotch whisky brand. Leading […]

BARCLAYS PROVIDE BANKING FACILITIES TO DEVELOP GLASS FUTURES RESEARCH FACILITY

Plans for a new state-of-the-art experimental glass making facility in St Helens are progressing thanks to a new banking facility […]

THE UK GOVERNMENT HAS ALLOCATED £350M UNDER INDUSTRIAL ENERGY TRANSFORMATION FUND

The UK Government has allocated £350 million under the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund Scheme.  The first round of funding was […]

HEINEKEN JOINS FORCES WITH GLASS FUTURES TO COLLABORATE ON LOW CARBON GLASS INNOVATIONS

Glass Futures is proud to announce that global drinks brand HEINEKEN has joined its membership to further its ambitious R&D […]

FOUNDATION INDUSTRIES AND THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

SHARE KNOWLEDGE, REUSE WASTE, CREATE OPPORTUNITIES About this Event We would like to invite stakeholders from across foundation industries and […]

WORLD’S MOST SUSTAINABLE GLASS BOTTLES CREATED IN GROUND-BREAKING BIOFUEL TRIAL

An aspirational mission to create the world’s most sustainable glass bottle has been lauded an incredible success by the industry, […]

PLANNING APPLICATION SUBMITTED FOR £54MILLION GLASS FUTURES DEVELOPMENT

Network Space has submitted a planning application to St Helens Borough Council for a £54million glass research and innovation facility. […]

GLASS FUTURES OPENS A VIRTUAL DOOR TO ITS GLOBAL CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

With funding now secured for a world’s first collaboratie 30 tonnes per day research and development platform, to test and […]

ISCF TRANSFORMING FOUNDATION INDUSTRIES

Future Leaders Group We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic group of people in their early careers to provide guidance […]

PUBLIC CONSULTATION LAUNCHED ON PROPOSED GLASS FUTURES’ CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

A public consultation has been launched regarding the proposed plans for a £54million glass research facility in St Helens adjacent […]