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

  • NCC celebrates National Apprenticeship Week 2020

    It’s National Apprentice Week! A celebration of apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy.
  • WECA invests £5m to kick-start revolution in digital engineering

    Plans to revolutionise the region’s advanced digital engineering sector have been kick-started by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA), who have awarded £5m to the new Centre for Digital Engineering Technology & Innovation (DETI) – to match-fund £5m from West of England businesses who are at the forefront of industry.
  • 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.


  • Bristol, UK
    Read more about Composites & Materials Seminar

    Composites & Materials Seminar

    25 Feb 2020
    Join InterEngineering, Arup and the NCC for a free evening seminar on composites and materials, exploring topics such as sustainability, design and applications from the aerospace industry all the way through to the built environment.
  • 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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