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Using digital fabrication to test package-free ideas. Supported by European Regional Development Funding (ERDF).

About the project

Lush is a well-known global cosmetics brand with headquarters in Poole, Dorset. It is famous for its colourful and cruelty-free handmade cosmetics for women, men and children. As a campaigner and practitioner for sustainable consumption, Lush’s packaging team work with their in-house R&D team on ways to reduce packaging and product waste.

AUB Innovation have been working with Lush since 2018, supporting them with digital fabrication prototyping to turn their ideas into proof of concept.

European Regional Development Funds

This project is supported through match-funding by the England European Regional Development Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. This fund was established by the European Union to help local areas stimulate their economic development. This investment will help to support innovation, businesses, skills and employment to improve local growth and create jobs. For more information visit

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