The EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub

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

The CIMComp Hub

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

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Future Events

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

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HyFiSyn school and conference: 13 - 16 September 2021

The HyFiSyn school brings together leading experts and provides an overview of the field of composites. It is primarily aimed at junior researchers who want to learn more about the state-of-the-art in mechanical and functional properties of fibre-reinforced composites. The HyFiSyn conference covers all aspects of mechanical and functional (self-healing, structural power composites, etc.) properties of composites, and is hence much broader than just fibre-hybrid composites.

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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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