East MIdlands SME RegIonal Roadshow

Composites UK is bringing its SME Roadshow (supported by the National Composites Centre) to Leicester City Football Club on 15th May 2018 to cover the East Midlands region.

These events are designed to showcase innovations, opportunities for fibre-reinforced composites and business support available to companies in the area.


09:30 Registration

10:00 Welcome and Housekeeping

10:05 Composites UK: Supporting the UK Composites Industry – Stella Job, Composites UK

10:15 The SME Programme – From Concept to Commercialisation – Nigel Keen, National Composites Centre

10:35 Midlands Engine and the DIT – Ian Harrison, Department of International Trade

10:50 R&D Tax Credits & Patent Box – Claiming What You’re Due – Shenal Wijetunge, GovGrant

11:05 Demonstrating Good Practice in Health and Safety – Save on your Insurance Premium – Jonathan Tandy, Towergate Insurance (TBC)

11:20 The Role of Marketing in the Composites Industry – Gemma Smith, Fluency Marketing

11:35 The EPSRC Future Composites Manufacturing Research Hub – Richard Gravelle, CIMCOMP/University of Nottingham

11:35 BREAK

12:00 Advancing the Trailblazer Apprenticeship with the Support of Rolls-Royce – Brian Thornton, National Composites Centre

12:15 Case Study: High-Volume Lightweight Technologies for Vehicle Structures (HiLiTe) – Mauro Ravaioli, Far-UK

12:30 Case Study: From Concept to Commercialisation: Composite Transition Components for Oil and Gas Applications – Nick Weatherby, Haydale Composite Solutions

12:45 Case Study: Surface Generation (TBC)


Table Top Exhibition Space

There is only one remaining table-top exhibition space remaining at this event. Participating companies must be based in the East Midlands.

Composites UK members: £150 + VAT
Non-members: £275 + VAT

Price includes table, chairs, electricity point, social media posts by Composites UK announcing your involvement and your logo on the event flyers/e-shots/programme. One delegate place is also included.

To book, please contact Claire Whysall, Communications Manager here.


May 15 2018


8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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