Innovation and Technology

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Are you looking to increase your competitiveness and profitability with innovation or technology? The digital and technology sector is thriving but are you as a business keeping pace with the latest developments. In this digital age let us help you future proof your business.

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Swindon and Wiltshire has traditionally been a nesting ground for future innovation with facilities such as the Hydrogen Hub and Porton Science Park.

Knowledge

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The Grand Challenge Missions: Our Industrial Strategy in 2019
A review of the grand challenges that make up the Governments Industrial Strategy

National Composites Centre (NCC)

Oct 1, 2017, 22:39 PM
The National Composites Centre (NCC) provides industrial scale Research and Technology Development facilities to meet the needs of all sectors wishing to capitalise on the high-strength, low weight, corrosion-resistant qualities of composites materials.
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Context

In November 2009 the Government launched the UK Composites Strategy.This strategy highlighted the importance of composites to the future of UK manufacturing and the Government's plans for ensuring that the UK has the means to succeed in intensely competitive global markets.

A key part of this strategy was the establishment of the National Composites Centre (NCC), which has brought together dynamic companies and enterprising academics to develop new technologies for the design and rapid manufacture of high-quality composite products. The combination of academic and business strengths is speeding progress from laboratory to design to factory and into products

Key Objectives of the NCC

  • Provide manufacturing facilities at an industrial scale and rapid manufacturing processes capable of building prototypes to validate design concepts
  • Be the hub of the UK's effort to develop and implement rapid composite manufacturing technologies and systems.
  • Lead the co-ordination of a strengthened network of regional centres of composites excellence
  • Provide direction and focus for fundamental research and collaborative links with UK universities
  • Help to develop and co-ordinate training to support the skills base necessary for applying advanced and specialist composite technologies
Categories : Sustainability and Green Growth
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  • Innovation
  • Manufacturing
  • Research and Development
  • Technology

Documents

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Research to better understand cyber security guida...
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Bath Spa University introduces an MSc in Cyber Sec...
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Wiltshire’s jewel in the crown given international...
Porton Science Park is awarded a coveted Life Sciences Opportunity Zone status.
Launch of the 2020 Ashden Awards to Promote Sustai...
Launch of the 2020 Ashden Awards to Promote Sustainable Energy
£35m government funding for rural businesses
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