International Composite Research Centre
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    Accelerating the future of composite materials


The ICRC is an entity of the Faculty of Engineering at Western University with members from several faculties within Western and from other universities across Ontario, Canada, and around the globe. Leveraging the resources and technological strengths of Western's Fraunhofer Project Centre (FPC), the ICRC focuses on applied research development spanning the entire value chain of the polymer composites market. Learn more.

News & Events

4th Annual ICRC/IRTG Workshop and Symposium on Composite Materials
June 17-28, 2019
The annual Conference of ICRC Canadian Researchers, IRTG German Researchers from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Industry Partners in Research Centres on Composite Materials was hosted in June at Western University, London Ontario Canada. Workshops, talks, Poster sessions and technical tour of WindEEE Research Institute and Fraunhofer Project Centre formed the techincal sessions of the Symposium.


ICRC Members heading to Germany!
January 21-22, 2019
An on-campus review of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is being held in January and members of the Canadian side of the ICRC will be participating and supporting their German colleagues.


ICRC awarded with NSERC CREATE Grant
September 2018
The ICRC, led by Dr. Jeffrey Wood, has been awarded with a 5-year NSERC CREATE grant which will help further the development of many Masters and PhD students interested in Advanced Polymer Composite Materials and Technologies.