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Mouldbox Secures Significant Backing from Innovate UK

Oxford-based automated composite tooling company Mouldbox has been shown recognition by the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK. The agency have endowed a grant for the purpose of developing their novel machine learning platform and design-to-product...

SME Roadshows Launched in Partnership with the NCC

Composites UK has launched a series of regional SME roadshow events for 2017 in partnership with the National Composites Centre (NCC).

These regional events showcase the financial and business services available in each area and...

AMRC Composite Centre wins Funding to Help Keep UK at Forefront of Automotive Innovation

The Composite Centre of the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing has won £360,000 in funding from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, to investigate the way composite material is developed...

DIT TAP Grants for JEC World

**ALL TAP GRANTS HAVE NOW BEEN ALLOCATED**

Composites UK is the accredited industry trade association (ATO) for the DIT’s Trade Access Programme (TAP) in the composites industry for the JEC World Show in Paris Nord...

bigHead Awarded KTP funding with Cranfield University for High-Volume Automotive Composites Fastener Integration

bigHead Bonding Fasteners has been awarded Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funding with Cranfield University that it says will strengthen and expand its capabilities for fastening solutions related to the emerging demand in high-volume manufacture of...

Innovate UK Awards Funding to Drive the Development of 3D Woven Textile Composites in the UK Aerospace Industry

The ‘Breakthrough Aerospace Materials’ project, known as BAM, commenced March 2016. The 3 year ATI project looks to advance the manufacturing techniques and simulation of 3D textiles in the UK and to make them commercially...

Composites Innovation Cluster Completes its Second Year

July 2015 saw the Composites Innovation Cluster (CiC) reach the end of its second year. The Cluster is funded by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills’ Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative (AMSCI).

28 companies...

Knowledge Transfer Network Highlights Current Opportunities for R&D Funding in Composites

There are currently many opportunities for R&D funding for composite materials. Ajay Kapadia of the Knowledge Trasfer Network highlights those that are upcoming below, and states that if any assistance is needed in applying for these that he can contacted...

Sigmatex Awarded Government Funding to Accelerate Vehicle Lightweighting through the use of Composites

Sigmatex has been awarded Government funding through the Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative (AMSCI) for a project that aims to produce higher volumes of composites in the UK to accelerate vehicle lightweighting.

The Sigmatex Lightweighting...

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