• 17 projects across 4 themes involving 31 organisationsBringing Academics, Suppliers, and Primes together with the strategy of the National Composites Centre to support the delivery of a nationally connected network of materials specialists, manufacturing & process busin... Read More

  • Creating a training curriculum for the composites sectorIdentifying skills and training requirements to enable the development and commercialisation of new technologies. ... Read More

  • Creating jobs and business growthSupporting the creation or safeguard of 200 jobs & £190M growth by addressing market failures which challenge the wider adoption of composites in the UK markets. ... Read More

  • Developing the UK Composites Supply ChainAddressing the market failures facing composites for high value manufacturing applications in the UK through by delivering a nationally connected network of composite knowledge and technology providers. ... Read More

  • Knowledge

    Analysis of future trends and demands • Preparing for growth through training and skills development • Data for Materials Engineering and manufacture
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  • Materials

    Natural fibres and BioComposites • Design, Manufacturing and testing for new materials
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  • Process

    Design for 3D Materials • Design for manufacture • Thermoplastic composite technology
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  • Automation

    High volume manufacturing • High value manufacturing • Production engineering and testing
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Project Update: May 2016: UK-BIOCOMP: Developing the Next Generation of Flax-Based Composites

The UK-BIOCOMP project has developed high performance flax-based materials for the manufacture of both thermoplastic and thermoset composites, for use in a variety of markets including... Read more

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Innovation is at the forefront of all industries and with increasingly stringent regulations being introduced in many end applications, the composites industry has to develop new... Read More

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