The National Composites Centre (NCC) is owned and operated by the University of Bristol and is subject to University oversight via a sub-Committee of the University Executive Board.
The NCC undertakes a variety of publicly and privately funded research and development activities.
- Publicly funded activities such as collaborative R&D or Catapult-funded capability development are undertaken by the University at the NCC
- Privately funded research is undertaken by NCC Operations Ltd (‘NCCOL’)
NCCOL is a not-for-profit, wholly owned, subsidiary of the University and operates within the University of Bristol’s Subsidiary Framework. Staff employed by NCCOL deliver all NCC activities on behalf of the University via intra-group trading agreements.
The University is a chartered corporation and an exempt charity, whose legal status derives from a royal charter granted in 1909.
The University of Bristol: Company Number RC000648
NCCOL: Company Number 07304890
Further information about the governance of the University of Bristol is available at: www.bristol.ac.uk/university/governance/