National Composites Centre

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The National Composites Centre is a world-class research centre, where companies of any size and across industry sectors, can access cutting-edge technology and specialist engineers, to drive innovation in the design and manufacture of composites.

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Latest news

  • Composites in Rail event programme announced

    The programme has been announced for Composites in Rail, a conference run by AMI, leading provider of market intelligence and events for the global plastics industry. The NCC has partnered with AMI to support the conference and other composites events.
  • Connect innovators and educators to produce a workforce fit for the future

    High Value Manufacturing Catapult and partners launch important report to build a workforce fit for the future
  • Colette Cohen OBE announced as new Independent Chair of NCC Steering Board

    The NCC has announced that Colette Cohen OBE, Chief Executive Officer for the Oil and Gas Technology Centre, will join its steering board as independent chair.
  • NCC to support spin-out company that designs machine components to survive in harshest conditions

    The NCC is supporting a University of Bristol spin-out company in its next phase of development in addressing the problems of high-servicing requirements of machines in the marine, mining and offshore industries.
  • NCC partners with Drive System Design on new Electric Vehicle project

    The NCC is partnering with British engineering specialist, Drive System Design (DSD), on a new project that seeks to improve the efficiency of the integrated electric drive unit (EDU) of electric vehicles (EVs).


  • Met Office, Exeter
    Read more about Maritime UK SW Business Forum

    Maritime UK SW Business Forum

    31 Jan 2020
    This event will be a one-stop-shop offering 15 presentations covering support for finance, export, R&D, skills and supply chain - bringing everything together to make it easier for businesses to engage.
  • Bristol, UK
    Read more about SAMPE UK & Ireland

    SAMPE UK & Ireland

    13 Feb 2020
    SAMPE UK & Ireland organises an annual technical seminar, where a large number of industry professionals from OEMs, their suppliers and SMEs are present. This year's theme is The Sky is not the Limit: Composites Technologies for Cross-Sector Applications.
  • Berlin, Germany
    Read more about Composites in Rail 2020

    Composites in Rail 2020

    03 - 04 Jun 2020
    This technical conference will bring together expert speakers from across the supply chain to evaluate and discuss the challenges and opportunities for composite materials in the rail sector.


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