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December 2005 edition

Research centre forms partnership with Airbus

Australia’s Cooperative Research Centre for Advanced Composite Structures has established a research and technology framework agreement with Airbus.

The organisations have been working together for the past ten years, but this agreement has been formed to establish further joint projects in a bid to develop lighter, cheaper and more advanced composite structures and processes.

Both parties will form a steering group to be headed by Professor Murray Scott, a major figure in the world of composite structures technology and ceo of the CRC-ACS.

Commenting on the partnership, Airbus’ executive vice president Alain Garcia said: “Continued development of advanced composite technology is of major importance for us as a business. The CRC-ACS possesses world-class expertise of value to Airbus in t....

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