Supporting UK Composites

Regional Roadshow: Scotland

Spirit AeroSystems to present a case study on developing and industrialising advanced composite aerostructure components in Scotland.

This event from Composites UK is organised in partnership with the National Composites Centre and kindly hosted by Scott and Fyfe. It is designed to showcase innovations, opportunities for fibre-reinforced composites and business support available to companies in this region.


09:30    Registration

10:00    Welcome & Housekeeping

10:05    Composites UK – Supporting the UK Composites Industry
Claire Whysall, Composites UK

10:15    Scottish Enterprise – Available Funding & Initiatives
Chris McLean, Scottish Enterprise

10:35    An Overview of the Industry Technology Facilitator Network and and insight to the Innovation Roadshows
Keith Mackie, ITF

10:50    The SME Support Programme – From Concept to Commercialisation
Nigel Keen, National Composites Centre
11:10    Break

11:35    Case Study: Developing & Industrialising Advanced Composite Aerostructure Components in Scotland
Taylor Boyd, Spirit AeroSystems

11:55    Case Study: Scott and Fyfe: Innovation in Textiles
Michael Harrison, Scott and Fyfe

12:15    Case Study: GRP Tanks
Martin Stevenson, GRP Aberdeen

12:30    Case Study: Core-6 High Performance Composites
James Irvine, Core-6 Composites

12:45    A Structural Composites Research Facility funded by EPSRC
Ed McCarthy, University of Edinburgh

13:05    Lunch, followed by an optional tour of Scott and Fyfe


Sponsorship options to suit all budgets are available at this event. Click here to download the brochure.


Registration is open via the link below. A small charge to cover admin fees and catering is applicable.

  • Composites UK Members: £30.00 (Members should login to reveal the discounted rate. Contact us with any issues)
    Check to see if your company is a member here.
  • National Composites Centre Members: £30.00* (NCC Members use code NCCScot on the next page to obtain the discount)
  • ITF Members: £45.00* (ITF Members use code ITFSC17 on the next page to obtain the discount)
  • Non-Members: £60.00
* All  discounted bookings will be checked. Those using the discount code who are not eligble will be invoiced the difference between the partner organisation rate and the full rate plus an additional £50 admin fee.

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