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Composites UK: Innovations in Composites - Award Shortlist Showcase

Organised by Composites UK

Join the companies showcasing their shortlisted innovations at the 2020 Composites UK Industry Awards at this special online event.

On 11th November at 10am, the companies that have been shortlisted for the innovation categories in the Composites UK Industry Awards will be on hand to brief you on their work and for discussions afterwards.

We'll be using Airmeet, a new online platform to deliver this webinar, which has built in networking technology.


Chaired by David Bailey, CEO, Composites UK

  • 9:45 - 10:00  Delegates can join when they choose. Speed networking will be activated (optional participation)
  • 10:00 - 11:00 Presentations from the shortlisted entries...

Innovation in Composite Materials

Alvant – reducing landing gear component weight by up to 30%.
Bitrez - a new class of poly-furfural alcohol (PFA) bio-based polymer derived from biomass, utilised as a matrix resin in a variety of advanced composite applications.

Innovation in Composites Design

Cecence - the world’s thinnest economy sustainable seatback.
Ford Motor Company - weight reduction project for the front suspension crossmember, front lower control arm and rear dead beam axle for Ford Transit.

Innovation in Composites Manufacture

CCP Gransden - an advanced single-stage overmoulded CF-PEEK thermoplastic composite access panel for aerospace applications; manufactured in a fully automated environment within three minutes.
Cygnet Texkimp - the world’s first commercially available thermoplastic manufacturing line capable of using standard polymer to create high-grade thermoplastic prepregs on an industrial scale.

  • 11:00 - 12:00 Talk to the shortlisted companies at virtual tables or take advantage of the speed networking funtionality (optional)


A massive thank you to the sponsors of our 2020 awards.


  • Composites UK Members: £40 + VAT
  • Non-Members: £90 + VAT

You can check to see if your company is a member of Composites UK, here.

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