Supporting UK Composites

Northern Ireland SME Regional Roadshow

Composites UK is bringing its SME Roadshow to Belfast on 2nd October 2018 to cover the Northern Ireland region.

These events are designed to showcase innovation, highlight the opportunities for fibre-reinforced polymer composites and the business support available to companies in the area.

The event is supported by the National Composites Centre and NIACE.


09:30    Registration

10:00    Welcome and Housekeeping
             Dave Thompson, NIACE
10:05    Overview of Composites UK
             Stella Job, Composites UK
10:15    NIACE – Engaging with Industry in Northern Ireland
             Dave Thompson, NIACE
10:30    The SME Programme – From Concept to Commercialisation
             Nigel Keen, National Composites Centre
10:45    Invest NI - Supporting Business Growth
             Noel Brown, Invest Northern Ireland
11:00    Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and the KTN
             Joel Ferguson, KTN Limited
11:15    R&D Tax Credits & the Patent Box – Claiming What You’re Due
             Shenal Wijetunge, GovGrant

11:30    Break

12:00    Areas for development and challenges Bombardier Aerospace would like to see the composites supply chain rise to meet
             Gregg Davidson & Derek Simpson, Bombardier Aerospace
12:20    Creative Composites: Projects and Recent Expansion
             Colin Hassard, Creative Composites
12:35    Harnessing Support for Innovation and Growth in Advanced Engineering: An SME perspective
             Peter Quigley, CCP Gransden
12:50    Composites – Driving Innovation in the Construction Sector
             Julia McDaid, CUBIS Industries

13:05    Lunch and close

13:45    Tour of NIACE (optional)

Table-Top Exhibition and Sponsorship

Table-top exhibition space is now **sold out** at this event. Details of other sponsorship opportunities can be found here. Prices are on page 2 under 'regional events'.



Bookings can be taken via the link below.

Composites UK members - £30 + VAT (login to the site first to see the discounted rate, contact us with any issues)
Non-members - £60 + VAT

Please note that our booking system can only book one person at a time. If you wish to book more places please repeat the process.

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