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  • 5G-ENCODE showcases 5G standalone network and use cases at launch event

    5G-ENCODE, a pioneering project that aims to make the benefits of 5G a reality for UK manufacturers, announces that it has hosted the launch of its 5G network at the National Composites Centre (NCC).
  • NCC and Nexam Chemical provide solution for using composites in extreme temperatures

    The National Composites Centre (NCC), in collaboration with Nexam Chemical, has successfully manufactured a composite using a high temperature resin, providing a solution to the challenge of using advanced materials in components that need to withstand extreme temperatures.
  • National Composites Centre announces participation in £9m Quantum Data Centre of the Future Project

    The National Composites Centre (NCC) has announced its participation in the £9m Quantum Data Centre of the Future project, which is led by Orca Computing.
  • Composite materials set to enable the next generation of wind turbines with Joule Challenge project launch

    A flagship £5m, 20-month programme delivered by the NCC and ORE Catapult will set out a detailed roadmap for incorporating radically new composite-based components in the next-generation of offshore wind turbines.
  • NCC offering SMEs opportunity to develop digital capability

    The NCC is offering SMEs in the West of England Combined Authority region the opportunity to develop their digital capability for free, as part of the Workforce for the Future programme.


  • Online & San Diego
    Read more about AIAA SciTech Forum 2022

    AIAA SciTech Forum 2022

    03 - 07 Jan 2022
    Join Jakub Kucera, EngD - NCC, at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) SciTech Forum on 4th January 2022, from 2-3.30pm, where he will be presenting research about a novel toolchain methodology developed that has contributed towards the Digital Engineering Technology & Innovation (DETI) programme.
  • National Composites Centre
    Read more about Immersive Design Collaboration

    Immersive Design Collaboration

    10 Feb 2022
    The NCC and AREA will be holding an inaugural Immersive Design Collaboration event, taking place at the NCC. This is an opportunity to experience the latest technology from leading AR and VR providers, where delegates will learn how to incorporate different CAD model formats into an immersive design session and how to review, change, and sign off a design task using the latest AR and VR tools.
  • Bristol
    Read more about Composites UK Sector Showcase: Fibre reinforced polymer composites in defence applications

    Composites UK Sector Showcase: Fibre reinforced polymer composites in defence applications

    23 Mar 2022
    This event will give an overview of the defence sector and market, look at technology and innovation, and present opportunities and challenges to supplying the defence sector. Our Chief Engineer for Defence and Space, Sean Cooper, is presenting on the future of composites technology for UK defence, discussing the current and expected trends.


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