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The National Composites Centre

Our company in a nutshell

About us:

The National Composites Centre (NCC) is the UK's leading centre of excellence and innovation in composites technology. The NCC provides collaborative, open-access, research, technology and people development, delivering world-class innovation and knowledge transfer for the design, manufacture and application of composites.

The NCC is building the future for composites. Our industrial-scale research and technology development facilities support the needs of all sectors wishing to capitalise on the high-strength, low weight, corrosion-resistant qualities of composites. Working with the NCC offers the opportunity for companies to develop, scale-up and validate new and existing composites processes and technologies.

Our specialist composites engineers, designers and technicians work with industry partners and leading academia to support bespoke component and process prototyping.

The NCC offers:

Design, analysis and simulation of advanced composites applications

Product and process development and optimisation

Prototyping and validation

Manufacturing, inspection and testing

Knowledge transfer, training and specialised workshops

Collaborative and confidential working environment

Our open-access, secure facility is available to all UK-based companies on a pay-per-use basis and collaborative or individual memberships. Our mission is to be the world leading centre of excellence and innovation in composites technology.

Career Opportunities & Training:

We offer a structured graduate programme which enables you to rotate around the different areas of the business. You'll learn a lot on the job but this will be backed up with formal classroom training and practical courses. We also understand the importance of developing your soft skills such as presenting and leadership.

As we're only 6 years old, our Graduate Programme hasn't been running for very long but past graduates have already gone on to lead teams of engineers and specialise in niche disciplines. 


We're on the outskirts of Bristol in Emersons Green. You can reach us easily by public transport, cycling or driving.


25 days holiday plus bank holidays and the ability to buy or sell up to 5 days.

Flexible working hours


Cycle to work scheme

Childcare vouchers

Contributory pension

NUS Student discount

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