TWI is one of Europe’s foremost independent not-for-profit research and technology organisations, employing over 700 people with an annual turnover in excess of €70 million. Based near Cambridge since 1946, TWI works across all industry sectors with expertise in key aspects of materials and materials joining. TWI provides industry with technical support in joining, coating and associated technologies through information, advice and technology transfer; consultancy and project support, contract R&D and training, qualification and personal membership

TWI´s mission is to provide Members and stakeholders with authoritative and impartial expert advice, knowhow and safety assurance through engineering, materials and joining technologies.

Key project tasks: 

  • Overall project management on behalf of the consortium
  • Selection of surface treatments and resin binders
  • Assessment of barrier properties for the product forms