Enrique Garcia is Chief Technology Officer at the National Composites Centre. Enrique has extensive experience in technology and product development. He has held senior management positions in sectors including aerospace, automotive, railway, and renewables. He has focused on polymer-based products working from the nanoscale to the largest composite structures using a wide variety of manufacturing technologies and with a special emphasis in design for manufacturing. With previous work ranging from fundamental research all the way to serial production, Enrique is particularly interested in working closely with academia, government and industry to develop capability and technology at the NCC that bridges the so-called “Valley of Death", transforming bright ideas into successful composite products.