CALMARE: Sustainable Materials support for SW SMEs

Manufacturing businesses in the South West can benefit from two days free support from an exciting new £1.8m business technology centre managed by the University of Exeter. Part funded for two years by the European Regional Development Fund Programme 2007 – 2013, with match funding from partners,

CALMARE can support businesses with a range of material development and sustainability projects and services.

These include materials testing, waste reduction and advising on remanufacturing and recycling options.

Equipment, facilities and technology

The University of Exeter and Advanced Engineering Technology Team are experts in working with composites, thermoplastics and thermosets and, through this, have built up a range of equipment and technology.

The CALMARE team builds on this knowledge and has access to the full range of equipment, including: * Injection moulding * Hot press * Vacuum oven * Additive layer manufacturing * A wide range of materials testing equipment

For more details, please contact 01392 725821, email calmare@exeter.ac.uk or visit www.exeter.ac.uk/calmare