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  • NCC's 900km trans-Europe cycle for FoodCycle Bristol raises £10,000 - their biggest single donation

    Budding cyclists from the Bristol-based National Composites Centre have raised £10,000 for charity after embarking on a gruelling 900km bike ride from Bristol to Cologne – crossing five countries in just five days.
  • Space West Newsletter

    Welcome to the first edition of our Space West Newsletter where we'll bring you the latest discoveries, innovations, and stories from the world of space in the South West.
  • Leonardo deepens relationship with High Value Manufacturing Catapult

    Leonardo UK has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult, a network of seven world-class research and innovation centres that turn great ideas into commercial realities.
  • University of Bristol to host UK’s most powerful supercomputer to advance AI discovery

    The University of Bristol has been chosen to host a new national supercomputer research facility at the National Composites Centre, focused on artificial intelligence (AI), the government announced today. The new AI Research Resource (AIRR) will serve as a national resource for researchers and industry experts spearheading AI innovation and scientific discovery – and places Bristol at the centre of the AI revolution.
  • Disruptive capabilities to be displayed at DSEI 2023

    Technologies that will reshape the defence manufacturing industry and equip armed forces for years to come will be on display at this year’s Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) global trade show.


  • National Composites Centre, Bristol
    Read more about Technology Day 6 - Joining Technology for Composites in Defence

    Technology Day 6 - Joining Technology for Composites in Defence

    04 Oct 2023
    We are partnering with TWI for our next Technology Day.

    For our next Technology Day, we’re diving deep into the realm of joining composites in Defence applications. This event is a unique opportunity for academics, the supply chain, and experts in the field, to come together and explore the cutting-edge world of composite materials. Join us as we unlock the potential of these advanced materials and their integration into the Defence sector.
  • Rotherham
    Read more about Nuclear Manufacturing Summit 2023

    Nuclear Manufacturing Summit 2023

    10 - 11 Oct 2023
    The National Composites Centre will be attending the 2023 Nuclear Manufacturing Summit, held by NAMRC, at at the Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham. The 2023 summit will bring together manufacturers and leaders of the UK’s major nuclear programmes to share the latest information and insight.

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