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2015 UK Composites Industry Awards - 4 November - Birmingham

Composites UK are now taking submissions for the eight award categories. The forms for each of these can be found by clicking on award title. The categories are: Innovation in...

Coatings on Composites - Roadmapping Event - Derby - 31 March

The KTN is holding a roadmapping event for Advanced Coatings on 31 March in Derby. If you have an interest in this area and wish to participate in the roadmapping event to provide the composites...

Composites ready for mass production of auto industry?

Composites and the automotive industry are yet to answer the volume question. So will thermoplastics allow lightweight structures be produced in their millions quickly and at the right price? Or...

Prime Minister hails £11 million for Composites Centre of Excellence on the Isle of Wight

The PM said ‘this is an excellent development. Solent local enterprise partnership has received nearly £11 million in funding through the growth deal to build the centre of excellence for...

High Value Manufacturing Catapult Event: Improving quality by applying good measurement practice - 25 March - Bristol

Precise measurement is vital to high-precision, high-value manufacturing. Being able to prove that products meet customer requirements, while demonstrating high quality standards, gives...

ACCIS CDT: Call for six-month extended research project proposals

The call for ACCIS CDT extended research project proposals is now open. Deadline: Friday 24th April 2015. The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for...

RNLI Lifeboat Decommissioning Challenge in partnership with LoToNo

Over the next 10 years, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution will decommission 3 different classes of lifeboat: 86 boats in total. The potential to repurpose, reuse and recycle their...

Horizon 2020 - Partner Search - NMP-22-2015: Fiber Based Materials for Non-clothing Applications

Istanbul Technical University is planning to apply for a Horizon 2020 project for the call topic NMP-22-2015: Fiber Based Materials for Non-clothing Applications and looking for a partner...

ELG Carbon Fibre and Gordon Murray Design win Innovate UK Funding

ELG Carbon Fibre and Gordon Murray Design are working together to create new carbon fibre materials from recycled carbon fibre waste that would have otherwise gone to landfill. The...

£6m funding - Creating Smart Products from Smart Materials

Innovate UK in partnership with Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) will invest up to £6 million in collaborative research and development (R&D) projects. ...

Franco-British Symposium on Composite Materials, London, 28-29 April

The Knowledge Transfer Network has been working with the Science and Technology Department of the French Embassy to organise this Franco-British Symposium on Composite Materials. As leaders...

Ceramic Matrix Composites - some updates

Not mentioned as much as PMCs but CMCs are having renewed interest due to their high temperature capabilities. GE tests ceramic material based F414 turbofan demonstrator engine, click here ...

New Composites Journal Launched: Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer & Composites Science

Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer & Composites Science  ( AMPCS ) publishes refereed research articles addressing advanced and automated manufacturing challenges in structural...

Call for Abstracts - International Conference on Light Weight Design of Marine Structures 9-11 November, Glasgow

Abstracts of about 300 words on any of the topics below are invited by 01 March 2015. Upon review by the Technical Advisory Panel, notification will be given by 01 April 2015. The...

Free support for SMEs in the textile sector

The REBus project is looking for SMEs interested in free tailored support to identify and realise more efficient, alternative ways to meet customers’ needs and increase profitability. The...

Opportunity to take part in a survey to define the current and future challenges in measurements and monitoring methods

NPL is working on a 3-year National Measurement System (NMS) funded project on the Development, Validation and Standardisation of Composite Processing Measurement Techniques. This project aims...

Congratulations to UK Companies for winning JEC Innovation Awards 2015

Over the past 13 years the JEC Innovation Awards Programs have involved and benefited more than 1,800 companies worldwide. The selection criteria are technical excellence, exemplarity of...

Leisure, Superyacht and Small Commercial Workshop - 3 February, Southampton

UK Marine Industries Technology Roadmap - Leisure, Superyacht and Small Commercial Workshop  This essential workshop will provide the foundations for the further development of the...

New publication highlights how UK is world leader in high-performance automotive innovation

A new publication was launched at last week’s Autosport International show, to promote UK motorsport technology and innovation capability globally. The publication was produced in conjunction...

£50K Funding for 5 TRL 1-2 Feasibility Studies

The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Composites (CIMComp) is offering funding for up to five research feasibility studies in the field of Composites Manufacturing....
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Thu 09 Apr 2015

7th International Materials Education Symposium

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The Materials Education Symposia are a unique opportunity to focus on materials teaching in universities and colleges across the range of disciplines in engineering, science, and design. Join us...

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Creating smart products from smart materials

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