About the NCC
The National Composites Centre (NCC) is an independent, open-access technology centre delivering world-class research and development of composites. As part of the UK’s Catapult Network, we offer our partners access to the latest technology, provide technical expertise and the business support they need to overcome barriers to innovation and accelerate their growth.
20 Jan 2023The National Composites Centre (NCC) and Industrial Doctorate Centre in Composites Manufacture (IDC) are seeking high calibre candidates to take up one of five fully funded EngD studentships.
National Composites Centre participates in Horizon Europe GREEN-LOOP project02 Jan 2023The National Composites Centre (NCC) is delighted to announce its participation in the GREEN-LOOP project, funded under the Horizon Europe Programme, which will focus on developing novel bio-based materials utilising sustainable manufacturing methods.
Bristol-based National Composites Centre raises £2,000 for local children’s charity this Christmas22 Dec 2022NCC staff have raised more than £2,000 for Bristol Children’s Charity through gift, food and money donations this December, as part of the charity's 'Donate a Gift' scheme.
National Composites Centre announces results for Life Cycle Assessment Tools for Construction12 Dec 2022The National Composites Centre has completed an assessment of the software and tools for Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) used within the Construction sector.
Paving the way for net-zero roads07 Dec 2022Over the past year Skanska, alongside the National Composites Centre, Tarmac, Basalt Technologies and National Highways, has carried out a trial on a low carbon reinforced concrete solution. The results show that the solution has led to a reduction of more than 50 per cent in carbon.
Bristol (and online)Read more about Technology Day 4: Composites for a Sustainable Future in Defence
Technology Day 4: Composites for a Sustainable Future in DefenceOur fourth Technology Day will focus on sustainable composite materials and technologies for defence applications.
NCC, BristolRead more about Digital Calibration Certificates workshop
Digital Calibration Certificates workshopThe National Composites Centre (NCC) have teamed up with the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) to host a Digital Calibration Certificates workshop at the NCC on Tuesday 21st March.
Read more about Introduction to Design for Composites
Introduction to Design for CompositesThis course will give you an understanding of the requirements that are important to consider in the composites world, along with a series of tools and techniques that will enable you to create robust concept designs for every new project you undertake.
Read more about Introduction to Composite Materials
Introduction to Composite MaterialsIn this foundation level course we'll introduce you to the terminology, the materials, their properties & the production processes used in the composites industry.
Read more about Introduction to Composite Mould Tool Production
Introduction to Composite Mould Tool ProductionThis is a highly practical course, which will teach you cost-effective ways of producing your own moulding from scratch. You'll gain the knowledge you need to produce quality parts and learn how to avoid common errors.