The EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub

Underpinning the development of next-generation composite manufacturing processes to reduce cost, increase performance and improve sustainability.

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About the Hub

The Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub is a £10.3m investment by the EPSRC to engage academics from across the UK to deliver a step-change in the production of polymer matrix composites.

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Promote a step change in composites manufacturing science and technologies.


Create a pipeline of next generation technologies addressing future industrial needs and developing the national composites strategy


Provide doctoral training for the next generation of composites manufacturing engineers


Build and grow the national and international composites communities

Hub News


Research Assistant/Associate in Composites Forming (Fixed Term), Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge. Deadline for applications: 8 July 2020.

In partnership with the Rolls-Royce Composites University Technology Centre and the EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub, a new PhD project titled “Layer-by-Layer Manufacturing of Complex Composites” will explore innovative routes to combine material placement, consolidation and curing of thermosetting composites into a single-stage additive layer manufacturing process. For more information please click here.

EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub PhD Studentship: Modelling of Liquid Composites Moulding Processes

Available EngD Projects

EPSRC I-CASE Studentship with ESI Group: Resin Injection for Composites Manufacturing Under Uncertainties

Funding Opportunities

Future Events

23rd International Conference on Composites Materials, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1st - 6th of August 2021

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EPSRC: Automated Fibre Deposition Technologies, Webinar, 17th February 2021 - 15:00 to 16:00

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Hub Announces Open Day August 25th 2020 - This event has been postponed

Open Day 2020

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ICMAC 2020 - 12th International Conference on Manufacturing of Advanced Composites, 26-27 August 2020, University of Edinburgh - This event has been postponed

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