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Two dedicated EU R&D Funding Competitions for Composites in Rail

Competition 1: S2R-CFM-IP1-01-2017: Development of new technological concepts towards the next generation of rolling stock, applied to major subsystems such as Carbody, Running Gear, Brakes,...

Composites Innovation Cluster Funds Two New Projects

The Composites Innovation Cluster (CiC), which is supported by the Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative (AMSCI), has funded two additional projects in its third year. The funding body...

AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE EUROPEAN ENGAGEMENT WORKSHOP

11 May at Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry, UK Key Activities Include: An Overview of European funding opportunities An Overview of policy, governance & registration ...

Composites Leadership Forum launches UK Composites Strategy

The then Business Secretary, Vince Cable, set out the Government’s approach to industrial strategy in September 2012. Building on the Plan for Growth, Government set out how it would develop an...

Technology Request - High Test Peroxide (85% Hydrogen Peroxide) compatible materials

A company from the space propulsion community seeks companies from outside the Space community to present technologies which could be applied to challenges they face. One of these...

H2020 European Brokerage Event: Materials & Nanotechnology, Process Industries & Manufacturing - June 15th 2016 - Birmingham, UK

The Enterprise Europe Network, in partnership with the National Contact Points for NMP and the Knowledge Transfer Network invite you to participate in an exclusive UK launch event and...

ITHEC 2016, 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Thermoplastic Composites - Bremen - 11-12 Oct - Call for Abstracts Deadline - 15 Feb

ITHEC 2016 launches a Call for Papers : Deadline for Abstracts 15 February 2016 320 conference participants from 26 countries gathered for ITHEC 2014, 2nd International Conference and...

Composites Innovation 2016: 22-23 June - Sheffield - Call for Papers Deadline 19 February

This conference will explore developments related to new and advanced manufacturing processes for products made of composite materials. With particular focus on innovation related to the...

UK-France Joint PhD programme 2016 - Application Deadline - 4 March

The UK-France joint PhD programme aims to develop research in key areas of mutual interest to France and the UK. The programme was agreed at the 2010 Anglo-French Summit as one of the ten...

EMBRAER PORTUGAL BRIEFING & NETWORKING SESSION - 15 Feb - London

ADS, working closely with UKTI in Lisbon, will be hosting a free to attend briefing and networking session with a delegation from Embraer Portugal. Embraer announced its presence in Portugal in...

Hybrid material that responds to heat and light presents future potential for 4D-printed adaptive devices

Combining photo-responsive fibers with thermo-responsive gels, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering and Clemson University have modeled a new hybrid...

Nominations Sought for Composites Leadership Forum Chair

The Composites Leadership Forum (CLF) is seeking nominations to fill the role of Chairperson of the Forum. The CLF was formed in 2012 to provide leadership and direction to the UK Composites...

Overview of EU Funds for research and innovation

EU Funding for Research and Innovation goes beyond Horizon 2020. View this document summarising the different schemes.

ISP Sensing In Composites Event - 16.12.15 - Provisional Agenda Announced

#ISP43   Background: Composite materials are increasingly being used in many industries including aerospace, off-shore renewables, civil construction, automotive etc; 50 %...

Composites UK urges UK companies to complete their hub profile before highly anticipated launch

In preparation for the launch of the Hub Database at the Composites Engineering Show on 4 and 5 November (NEC, Birmingham), Trade Association Composites UK is urging UK composites companies to...

SME Automation Event at the National Composites Centre - 03/09/2015

Are you an SME? Have you ever considered automating a manufacturing process? Did it appeal but seem too risky? Do you have...

Recycling of Composites - Industry Focus Day, 10 Sept., University of Manchester

The EXHUME project is a consortium of four universities researching solutions to the re-manufacture of composite waste. The project has been developing transformation technologies to...

Advanced composites may borrow designs from deep-sea shrimp

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – New research is revealing details about how the exoskeleton of a certain type of deep-sea shrimp allows the animal to survive scalding hot waters in hydrothermal vents...

Meet Airbus, Jaguar Land Rover, Rolls Royce and Alstom Transportation at the Franco-British Symposium on Composite Materials - 28-29 April, London

The KTN would like to make you aware of this Symposium which will include speakers from OEMs (Airbus, Jaguar Land Rover, Rolls Royce and Alstom Transportation) as well as a number of SMEs,...
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