National Composites Centre

About NCC

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

  • NCC launches new online training platform

    The NCC has launched a new online training platform, adding a new dimension to the way it delivers training by offering round the clock access to a range of high-quality composites courses.
  • First Quantum Key Distribution Trial for Manufacturing Passes Test

    The UK’s first industrial quantum-secure network, created by the DETI partnership, BT and Toshiba Europe Ltd, has successfully shared live data for remote manufacturing using Quantum Key Distribution (QKD).
  • Carbon ThreeSixty join NCC as SME Affiliate Scheme member

    The National Composites Centre (NCC) is delighted to welcome Carbon ThreeSixty, the structural composites specialist as a SME Affiliate Scheme member.
  • NCC part of High Value Manufacturing Catapult project to address future skills gaps

    The NCC will be a key partner in an exciting new project, led by the High Value Manufacturing Catapult (HVM Catapult) on appointment by the DfE, to develop high-quality modular courses focused on upskilling employees to help address future skills gaps in key sectors such as manufacturing and engineering.
  • Bristol’s Actuation Lab secure key investment and take up residence at the NCC

    Following a significant recent investment, the award-winning company, Actuation Lab, has taken up residence at Bristol’s National Composites Centre (NCC).



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