The project partners

ESR Technology (previously the Engineering, Safety and Risk business of AEA Technology), MERL, NPL and TWI Ltd comprise four of the major research and technology organisations in the UK with track records in adhesives technology. In total, they have run or contributed to, over thirty significant adhesives research programmes funded from both the private and public sectors.

This group brings a unique balance of applied research, market awareness and fundamental knowledge to this demanding and often confusing topic where access to unbiased and accurate information is difficult to obtain. The wide range of expertise within the four partners will enable the development of an adhesive design and support toolkit that will become an invaluable resource throughout of UK industry.