Work starts on UK National Composites Centre


Work has begun on building the £16m National Composites Centre (NCC), which the UK government announced last December ( 11 December 2009).

The NCC is a collaboration between the University of Bristol (as lead partner) and the South West Regional Development Agency (SWRDA), with additional funding from the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills and the European Regional Development Fund. It will be the first building completed at the Science Park in Emerson’s Green between Bristol and Bath.

AgustaWestland has joined “First-Tier” partners Airbus UK, GKN, Rolls Royce and Vestas who have committed to participate in the NCC, which will also forge links with other centres of advanced manufacturing expertise across the UK....
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