All the partners:Miriade, Orne Developpment, Esitpa, Medway Council, Dr Farrer University of Brighton , WSX enterprise, Remade South East, met at Kent 2020, the business to business event in Maidstone on 25th April 2013. This was an opportunity to showcase the BRIDGE promotional film which is linked to the BRIDGE ecocluster website:
Medway Council updated us on their recent business incubation initiatives including the Recreate Project running until June 2015, that aims to support economic regeneration and development and job creation through creative enterprise, as a key priority for the channel area. Andrew Kent from REMADE presented the current issues and opportunities for using waste materials from the construction industry including: insulation, carpets, wood and plasterboard. The BRIDGE Research Team including Toni Hicks and Maria Eva Russo have begun experiments for potential use of carpet fibres and Dr Kseniia Katok from PABS , member of the Brighton University BRIDGE Strategic Forum is working with separating paper and plaster fragments.