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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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

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ICMAC 2020 - 12th International Conference on Manufacturing of Advanced Composites, 26-27 August 2020, University of Edinburgh

A forum for both academic and industrial delegates to share ideas and approaches and showcase world-leading manufacturing research for advanced composites, recognising and responding to industry needs.

Call for Papers Open – Abstract Deadline 31 January 2020

Abstracts may be submitted in the area of manufacturing of fibre-reinforced polymer composite materials, with preference being given to the following general themes: New and novel manufacturing technologies

  • Use of digital technologies in manufacturing
  • Automated deposition and processing technologies
  • Sustainable manufacture
  • Out-of-Autoclave and Vacuum-Bag-Only processing for large structures
  • 3D printing, additive and hybrid manufacturing of composites
  • Design for manufacture via validated simulation
  • Characterisation of composite material flow and processing behaviour
  • Manufacturing for multifunctional composites and integrated structures
  • Inspection, NDE and in-process evaluation

One page abstracts for consideration for the programme should be submitted online.

Authors accepted for the programme will be required to submit extended abstracts of up to a maximum of 3 A4 pages, including references and up to 2 figures.

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

The 23rd International Conference on Composites Materials which will take place in Belfast, Northern Ireland, from the 1st to 6th of August 2021.

Please take note of the important dates for the ICCM 23 conference which are listed below:

  • Deadline for Abstracts submissions: 30 October 2020
  • Early bird registration ends: 1 April 2021

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We look forward to seeing you in Belfast in August 2021

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