The workshop will be in English (presentations, discussions and visits). An indicative agenda is provided below:

8:30-9:00 Welcome coffee
9:00-9:30 Introduction
9:30-10:30 Applications and needs from the industrial sector

Presentations from Sabella, Bureau Veritas, EireComposites

10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:15 Latest news from the academic research

Presentations from University of Edinburgh, Centrale Nantes, Sandia National Laboratories, Université de Nantes, ICAM

12:15-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-14:30 Manufacturing and cross-sector considerations

Presentations from IRT Jules Verne, LoireTech, Plastéol

14:30-15:00 Wrap-up
15:00-18:00 Technical visits

IRT Jules Verne research center and LoireTech composites manufacturing facility


Following the workshop you will have the opportunity to visit the Composites Meeting B2B event, organised by EMC2, gathering more than 400 international companies occurring on the 13th and 14th of November. More information and registration for the COMPOSITES MEETINGS here.

Workshop attendance is free of charge. This event is co-funded by Interreg North West Europe and Nantes Métropole.

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