Analysis and Testing
Supporting leading edge, industrially exploitable, fundamental and applied research and development
The characterisation laboratories in the Centre are equipped with an extensive range of polymer analysis techniques catering for many of the thermal, rheological, mechanical and microscopic requirements of the polymer processing industryFind out more
Medical Polymers Research
Development of new materials, products and processes for the medical devices and drug delivery industries
Fundamental and applied research on polymeric biomaterials, passive and active medical devices and pharmaceutical polymeric packaging materials, integrating innovative research from design, through processing to testing and evaluationFind out more
Industrial Training and Consultancy
Engaging the global polymer industry for the transfer of knowledge and technical expertise
With extensive industrial experience, staff in the Centre can provide a range of polymer related training courses to industry which can be tailored to meet particular requirements.
Advanced Composites Engineering
Born out of a collaboration between Academia, Industry and Government
A technology hub for the research and development of advanced engineering and advanced materials technologies across a range of industrial sectors. Promoting the development of skills and rapid knowledge transfer between the universities and industry, ensuring the development of innovative new product and manufacturing technologies.
Technology and innovation centre
Specialising in design, knowledge engineering and manufacturing
Bridging the gap between academic research and commercial production to meet industries needs and offer advanced solutions for customers in various sectors, such as aerospace, industrial equipment, energy, consumer products, manufacturing and packaging