Composites United e.V. - Added value through networking

The CU West cluster aims to make a decisive contribution to strengthening regional competencies in the field of high-performance fiber composite technology.

Together with IVW, future technologies are being developed in the following working groups:

  • Thermo-plastics - from material to automated production
  • Smart Structures - multifunctional composites
  • Composite Fatigue
  • Bio Composites
  • Orthopedic Technology

In the monthly “Jour Fixe”, CU members briefly introduce themselves and then discuss a central topic from their technology field with the participants under expert guidance, while th “Composites meet User Industries” series takes place quarterly.

CU West is one of the seven regional clusters in Composites United e.V.,
the world's largest network for fiber-based multi-material lightweight construction with 400 members.

CU West has 60 members in western Germany - a number of highly innovative SMEs, renowned large companies and international research institutions.