Composites for Industry

Your challenge. Our mission.

Composites enable our everyday lives – in transport, energy, healthcare, defence, communications and leisure. Their unique properties help us to design and make better products with less waste that last longer, helping us to address urgent societal challenges, such as sustainability and net-zero. We are the world-leading innovation centre for composites. Find out how over 350 specialist engineers and our state-of the-art technology testbed can help you solve your challenges.

What we do

  • Read more about Advanced Composites

    Advanced Composites

    We drive innovation in advanced composites.  Our team of specialist engineers are pioneering new processes for the design and manufacture of composites and developing ground-breaking technologies. Providing an open-access technology testbed, we work with companies across every industry sector to trial and prove new ideas and scale to industrial application.

  • Read more about Sustainable Composites

    Sustainable Composites

    Sustainability underpins every programme we deliver. We’re taking the global lead in the development of sustainable composites, spearheading a cross-industry partnership, kickstarting projects to mature existing technologies and explore new and alternative reuse and recycling routes, investigating sustainable feedstocks and embedding comprehensive life-cycle analysis across every project. 

  • Read more about Digital Transformation

    Digital Transformation

    We’re making digital transformation accessible. We work with companies to identify and trial the tools, technologies and processes they need to accelerate their digital capabilities in our 5G enabled industrial testbed.  Together, we prove-out solutions, exploring collaborative design, high performance computing, connected manufacturing facilities, secure data sharing and immersive technologies. 

Why composites matter

Their unique properties help us to design and make better products with less waste that last longer, helping us to address urgent societal challenges, such as sustainability and net-zero. We are the world-leading innovation centre for composites. 

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