The University of Bristol in the UK has opened seven new research institutes.
The University of Bristol in the UK has opened seven new research institutes.

The University of Bristol in the UK has opened seven new research institutes including one covering composites education and research.

The new Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS) will reportedly combine fundamental science with strong industrial links for technology transfer.

‘Composites are critical to reducing weight, energy consumption and CO2 generation,’ the company said in a press release. ‘With the unparalleled scale of activity in composites research and application in the South West, the University has the head start and research strength to make composites in the UK an exemplar of how research and industrial engagement should be done.’

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