NCC News




Friday, May 30, 2014 - 14:15

The Technology Strategy Board (TSB) has recently opened a series of ‘Energy Catalyst’ competitions worth a total of £25m. The early-stage, mid-stage and late-stage awards aim to encourage companies and consortia to bid for funding for projects that successfully address the energy ‘trilemma’ of reducing emissions, improving security of supply and reducing cost.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 09:20

Industry Contributors are wanted to scope the demand for a UK-based large composites structures centre as part of a study for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).

Friday, May 23, 2014 - 12:20

Earlier this month, NCC Business Development Director, Tom Hitchings was pleased to deliver a talk at the Altair 3rd Composite Design Seminar.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 17:02

A British Science Association Gold Crest has been awarded to Badminton School pupils working with NCC engineers. At an Engineering Education Trust (EDT) Celebration and Assessment Day, the girls were given the opportunity to show off their novel bio-organic composite material with a presentation to a panel of senior professional engineers from a variety of sectors.

Friday, May 2, 2014 - 11:58

On Tuesday 27th May 2014 at 2pm, James Kratz from the Department of Mechanical Engineering (McGill University) will be at the NCC to deliver a talk on “Vacuum-Bag-Only Prepreg Processing Technology for Honeycomb Structures”.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 13:15

MARIC – the Marine Innovation Centre at Plymouth University, and the NCC – the National Composites Centre, invite you to a free joint workshop on Optimising Composites to explore what is new, what the opportunities are, and the funding and technical support available to your business.

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 14:01

Business Secretary Vince Cable announced £100 million to help companies strengthen their domestic supply chains and create or safeguard thousands of jobs. The new funding will provide support for the increasing trend of ‘reshoring’, as companies bring manufacturing back to the UK from abroad.

Friday, April 11, 2014 - 11:01

Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and HMRC are hosting a series of free innovation workshops across the UK for high-tech SMEs to learn about Government support for Research, Development and Innovation. The workshops cover supports provided by HMRC, the Technology Strategy Board, EU programmes, Intellectual Property Office (formerly the Patent Office) and the Design Council.


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