13 March 2018
13 March 2018
The EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub (The Hub) has released the programme for its one-day conference taking place alongside ICMAC 2018 on 10 July 2018 in Nottingham, UK.
This free-to-attend event, taking place in the Advanced Manufacturing Building, celebrates the first complete year of The Hub and the continuing success of the Industrial Doctorate Centre (IDC). It will give Hub partners the opportunity to highlight progress to date and showcase any project outputs. This will be an opportunity for those across the composites manufacturing supply chain to learn about the latest research and developments in this field.
Highlights of the Open Day include two industry keynote speakers, two interactive workshops, and technical presentations from all research projects currently funded by The Hub. Attendees will discover how to engage further with The Hub, including the support it requires to continue its development and expansion. For students, there will be quick-fire ‘elevator pitches’ with the current IDC cohort, and a poster competition. Q&A sessions will provide opportunities to network and discuss research interests with Hub partners.
Headed by Hub Director, Andy Long, the event features speakers from across industry and academia and includes topics from both Airbus and Gordon Murray Design.
Please register to attend the Open Day here: https://hub-idc-openday.eventbrite.co.uk
The EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub was launched in January 2017 and is a £10.3 million investment to expand the UK’s research effort towards delivering a step change in the production of polymer matrix composites, whilst training the next generation of composite engineers. The Hub builds on the solid foundations of CIMComp, the previously funded EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Composites, which was set up in June 2011 and ran for five years.
Photo provided by The Hub
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