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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....

10 – 15 Tons of Composite Waste Looking for a Home

A company is producing 10–15 tons per year of composite waste from machining. The waste consists of glass/epoxy, carbon/epoxy and cotton/phenolic composite dust which is micron size. The ratio...

£1500 Exhibitor Grants for JEC Europe 2015

There are TWO remaining UKTI Trade Access Programme Grants of £1500 each available to assist eligible UK SMEs and Research Organisations* to exhibit at the JEC Europe show in Paris. ...

Composite materials can be designed in a supercomputer 'virtual lab'

UCL scientists have shown how advanced computer simulations can be used to design new composite materials. Nanocomposites, which are widely used in industry, are revolutionary materials in...

Funding Competition - Highly Robust Ground Platforms

MOD’s  Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE)  are launching a £1 million, two-phase call for the development of a small, simple, crewless sensor platform (vehicle) that can...

Research project to bring down high cost of autoclaving

An advanced technology developed by TWI can significantly reduce the substantial financial and environmental costs associated with autoclaving composite materials. OPTO-CLAVE is an...

Airbus deepens carmaker thinking to drive jet output

An industrial drumbeat is picking up in European aircraft factories as Airbus borrows a new range of carmaking strategies to keep pace with record demand. Technologically, modern jetliners...
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Mon 09 Mar 2015

4th World Water-Tech Investment Summit

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Knowledge Transfer Network is delighted to support the 4th World Water-Tech Investment Summit, taking place in London on March 9-11, in partnership with British Water. The summit will gather...

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Mon 09 Mar 2015

Creating smart products from smart materials

09:30 until 13:30

The Knowledge Transfer Network is supporting Innovate UK’s smart materials competition by running a series of consortia building events on and around the time that the call opens. The events...

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Tue 10 Mar 2015

JEC Europe Composites Show & Conference

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Be part of the unrivalled largest composites event in the world. The 50th session of JEC Europe Composites Show and Conferences confirms once more its position of leading Networking platform and...

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