Icon Polymer Group has successfully completed the signing of an Evaluation Licence Agreement with NASA. The agreement provides Icon with access to new materials and enables the company to conduct research into innovative applications. 

‘As Icon is an important supplier to US commercial and military aerospace companies, we are pleased to see NASA invented technology enter the marketplace,’ Dr Rheal Turcotte, partnership panager at NASA-Langley. ‘We feel Icon brings the experience and dedication needed to succeed.  We look forward to collaborating with them to fully realize a successful technology transfer benefiting society through improved performance and safety for critical aerospace components and systems.’

Icon has several programs ongoing with academic institutions to develop the technologies demanded by aerospace companies. 

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