Open RFPs

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We are looking for innovators! We sponsor mattress industry research and development projects, provide funding for projects that aim to improve processes and explore new applications for recycled mattress components. Below you will find our open research RFPs, organized by category.

End Markets


Recycled Materials Market Development

MRC is seeking creative proposals which demonstrate the potential to use hard-to-recycle mattress components in new applications and products as well as in reformulated products.

Interested parties are asked to complete a pre-application concept paper which describes their approach toward addressing this challenge. Applicants may submit pre-proposals at any time.  Researchers whose concepts show merit will be invited to submit a full proposal.

Pre-application Concept Paper Template

Request for Proposal