Technology Working Group

Governance
The Technology Working Group includes the UK’s composite focused science and technology community and funding bodies and is working to deliver solutions to the cross-industry sector challenges within the manufacturing clusters.

Objectives
The science and technology base is an essential part of the innovation to commercialisation chain.
Key priorities include:

  • Development of new and existing materials
  • Sharing of materials and mechanical properties
  • Validation of simulation tools to reduce time and cost to market
  • Improve know-how in design for manufacture, assembly, performance and functionality
  • Improve capability in through life maintenance and repair
  • Improve high temperature performance and cost effectiveness
  • Ensure cross-sector technology development and transfer

Download the technology roadmap reports 2014 here.

Chairman
Dr Peter Chivers, NCC