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Advancing Thermoplastic Composites Technologies

The ThermoPlastic composites Research Center (TPRC) is a research center for thermoplastic composites where experts work together on increasing knowledge of materials, their behavior, product design and processing technologies. Our primary aim is to enable a more widespread use of thermoplastic composites by joint research and development.

Our Research

We conduct fundamental research with a focus on thermoplastic composite materials and their manufacturing processes.

  • Research overview
  • Roadmap

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Partners

Together with our partners we are shaping the future of the thermoplastic composites industry. We are open to new members who want to join our research programs.

  • Our partners
  • Bilateral and multilateral projects

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Consultancy & Training

Our expertise and laboratory are available for members and non-members. We can be an extension of your R&D department.

  • Consultancy
  • Training

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Your Career

We are continuously looking for enthusiastic and motivated people to join our team, whether you are a student, recently graduated, or up for a new challenge.

  • Vacancies
  • What we offer

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Thermoplastic composites as the material of choice

We believe that a thorough understanding of thermoplastic composites materials and processes on a fundamental level is required to deliver on the promise of thermoplastic composites as the material of choice for lightweight components.

We are a specialized research center with a focus on thermoplastic composite materials and their manufacturing processes. Together with our partners, we develop the knowledge and tools required to optimize existing and new processing technologies and shape the future of the thermoplastic composites industry.

About us

Within the TPRC, renowned experts in the field of thermoplastic composites work together to increase knowledge of these materials, their behavior, product design and processing technologies.

Upcoming events

  • 27-09
    Advanced Forming of Thermoplastic Composites course Read more
  • 12-10
    ITHEC 2022 Read more
  • 15-11
    SAMPE Europe 22 Conference Read more
TPRC Minds

We are looking for new minds!

TPRC Talks

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15.06.2022

Kick-off meeting of the ENLIGHTEN program

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08.06.2022

New publication on the characterization of in-plane shear deformation on molten composites laminates from unidirectional thermoplastic tape

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Meet our partners

We are open to new members who would like to take part in our joint research program. Together with our partners, such as Boeing, Collins Aerospace, Victrex and many others we are already shaping the future of the thermoplastic composites industry.

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Your project, our expertise

Our expertise and laboratory are available for members and non-members. We offer consultancy and smaller-scale, application-oriented research projects. We can be an extension of your R&D department.

Is your company interested in learning more about thermoplastic composites? Please feel free to contact us.