The Enterprise team at Glyndŵr University announce their first composite materials themed Industry Showcase Event

The Enterprise team at Wrexham Glyndwr University are excited to announce their first Industry Showcase event on November 11, 2022 ‘How Composite Materials Can Reduce Carbon Emissions & Transform Business’. Held at the Advanced Composite Development and Training Centre (Hawarden, CH5 3US), the event will provide an exclusive opportunity for businesses in the region to engage with the innovative research at WGU and to gain a deeper understanding of the benefits of using composite materials for their business.


Aligning with Wrexham Glyndwr University’s vision and strategy to 2025, the event plans to support the university’s strategy in establishing partnerships with business in the region and in the development, transfer and exploitation of skills and knowledge between academic staff, industry partners and business individuals in sectors including aerospace, automative, construction, consumer goods, renewables, defence and more.


In the midst of a climate crisis, the demand has never been greater for the widespread use of low carbon, lightweight materials in industry. This event will allow business individuals to gain a deeper understanding of the benefits of using composites for their business and be inspired to take the next steps in supporting the decarbonisation of industry in the region, aligning with Welsh government Net Zero Wales’ vision for a Net Zero nation by 2050.


The event will include an introduction to composites and the importance of light weighting for businesses from industry experts. The event will also showcase some of the cutting-edge kit used in the Composite centre with interactive sessions, followed by an opportunity to engage with the expertise available at Glyndwr University and discover how these programmes can benefit businesses moving forward.

Chloe Huxley, Business Development Officer for the Enterprise team at WGU says:


“We are very excited to introduce our Industry Showcase Series, we will be hosting a number of these events throughout the year.”


“These events aim to showcase a variety of our latest research and technology available in the university that business and individuals can access to support with growth and projects, with each event focused on a specific area of expertise.”


Chloe touches on how themed events like this are crucial in ensuring a greener future:


“Over the last few years the conversation surrounding sustainability has been ever growing and so too has the awareness and importance of companies embedding new processes and technologies into their supply chain. Our first event will focus on the importance of Composites and their role in reducing carbon emissions.”


Kicking off the new Industry Showcase Series, this composite themed event will open doors for businesses in the region to collaborate with the University. These innovative, collaborative projects will include accessing the university’s knowledge and resources, including KT Vouchers and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, and explore possibilities to access the university’s facilities through commercial income options, bridging the gap between industry and academia.


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