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EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub Announce Free to Attend Webinar

The EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub (Hub) is pleased to announce a free to attend webinar, focused on ‘Rapid Composite Processing Technologies’, taking place at 14:00 GMT on Wednesday 4th November. The Hub engages academics and industry from across the UK to deliver a step-change in the production of polymer matrix composites. Chaired by Prof Ole Thomsen, Hub Deputy Director and Professor at Bristol University, this webinar will look at the latest research and development projects working towards that change.


  • Executive Summary: A Mid-Term Review - Prof Nick Warrior, Hub Director and Professor at the University of Nottingham
  • Optimised Manufacturing of Structural Composites via Thermoelectric Vario-thermal Tooling (VarioTherm) - Dr Neil Reynolds, Hub Researcher and Senior Research Fellow at Warwick Manufacturing Group
  • Design simulation tools and process improvements for NCF preforming - Dr Lee Harper, Hub Manager and Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham
  • Layer by Layer Curing - Dr James Kratz, Hub Investigator and Lecturer at the University of Bristol

Attendees will be given the opportunity to ask questions during a Q&A session at the end of the webinar.

Places are limited and registration is via Eventbrite -

A recording of the webinar will be made available on the CIMComp website after the event.


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