London and South East SME RegIonal Roadshow

Supporting composites companies in London and the South East region

This event from Composites UK is organised in partnership with the National Composites Centre and hosted by Queen Mary University of London. It is designed to showcase innovations, opportunities for fibre-reinforced composites and business support available to companies in this region.


Event chaired by Professor Ton Peijs

09:30    Registration
10:00    Welcome & Housekeeping – James Busfield, Professor of Materials, QMUL
10:05    Composites UK: Supporting the UK Composites Industry – Composites UK
10:20    The SME Programme – From Concept to Commercialisation – Nigel Keen, National Composites Centre
10:40    Department for International Trade – Services & Support for London and the South East – David Taylor, DIT
10:55    Business Growth Hub – Wedad Kurukgy, UK Export Finance
11:05    R&D Tax Credits & Patent Box – Claiming What You’re Due – Sachin Chauhan, GovGrant
11:20    Supply Chain Funding, Early Payment and Import/Export Finance – Josh White, URICA

11:35    Break

11:55    An OEM’s Perspective: Opportunities and Challenges for the Composites Supply Chain in the Rail Sector – Rob Dean, Network Rail
12:15    Case study 1 – Multifunctional polymer nanocomposites – Emiliano Bilotti, QMUL
12:35    Slot TBC – contact us if you have a case study to share
12:50    Advanced Composites Structures Analysis & Design Overview – Peter Frewer, Frewer Engineering
13:05    Lunch and close
13:45    Tour of QMUL

Sponsorship & Exhibition

Sponsorship and table-top exhibition spaces are available at this event. Table tops are £150 + VAT for Composites UK and NCC members, £275 + VAT for non members – contact Claire to book. This price includes two delegate places. For the rest of the sponsorship opportunities click here for the brochure – prices are on page 2 under ‘regional events’.


Jun 08 2018


8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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