Dassault Systèmes and the UK National Composites Centre (NCC) have announced the signature of a partnership to create a collaborative environment where the NCC and its partners will work on tomorrow’s advanced composites products. As the first official Associate Member, Dassault Systèmes joins other companies and enterprising academics, to develop new methods and technologies to become the UK’s hub for design and rapid manufacture of high quality composite products.
Peter Chivers, Chief Executive, National Composites Centre said, “We warmly welcome Dassault Systèmes as an associate member of the NCC and are appreciative of the support and expertise that they bring. With Version 6, Dassault Systèmes provides NCC with a complete, open and fully integrated design, simulation and virtual manufacturing 3D Experience system. Our mission in developing composite product manufacturing knowledge excellence will be greatly helped by Dassault Systèmes who will in return benefit from NCC’s industry knowledge. The NCC also has key connections with other world-leading technology & innovation centres as a part of the new High-Value Manufacturing Catapult Centre.”
Philippe Laufer, Vice President Research & Development, CATIA, Dassault Systèmes said, “We are proud to become an associate member of the National Composites Centre. The NCC is critical to global composite industry development, and is an ideal partner for us. Building strong partnerships with leading composites academic institutions, research centers, and industry clusters worldwide is a key focus for Dassault Systèmes to remain at the leading edge of technological innovation.”