InnoTekUK

InnoTecUK

InnoTecUK is a SME that specialises in consultation and the automation of inspection. They have experience of design, development and application of robotics, and non-invasive sensors for various industries (e.g. food and drinks, oil and gas, electronics, etc.).
InnoTecUK has expertise in the development of human-machine interface software, control equipment, scanners and bespoke developments, such as inspection techniques for pipelines, coupled with the expertise of their engineers, making the company a lead player within this highly specialised field. The company is based in Cambridge, UK.

InnoTecUK has developed mobile robotics for remote inspection and software for signal and data processing incorporating advanced mathematical algorithms. The company also has broad project management and coordination experience resulting from years of managing teams and complex projects.

Website: www.innotecuk.com

Innora

Innora

Innora Ltd is a privately owned, profitable R&D company which delivers advanced technology capable of gaining intellectual property (IP). Services include: system design, complete integration and customisation support, as well as collaborative project development. Innora offers a unique combination of multi-discipline know-how, technical excellence and competitive pricing. It complements these with extensive customer support. During the last decade, Innora’s team has developed and implemented more than 50 European projects and has vast experience in international collaborations. Its core knowledge is the interdisciplinary design, computer-aided optimization, virtual simulation and implementation of robotic systems, including mechanics, control and sensory. The company is based in Greece.

Website: www.innora.gr

Technitest

TechniTest

Tecnitest specialises in non-destructive testing, engineering, developing and marketing highly efficient solutions to specific inspection needs. The activities of the company cover all industrial sectors and NDT methods, paying special attention to the use of advance technologies and innovation with a clearly defined goal: “Optimization of inspection cost, time and reliability”. These activities include the distribution of a complete range of NDT equipment and accessories, Level 3 services and technical advice, training in NDT and development of non-destructive inspection systems. The company is a leader in the domestic market and has a strong position within the international arena.

Tecnitest’s product catalogue is of the highest performance, this includes but is not limited to: technical services, technological innovation, the ability to develop specific inspection solutions according to particular requirements, a close relation to their customer base, and active cooperation with other companies and institutions support and drive. The company is based in Madrid, Spain.

Website: www.technitest.com

TWI Ltd

TWI Ltd

With 550 skilled staff and a turnover of €57M, TWI is one of Europe’s largest independent RTDs. It is membership based with 3,500 Industrial Member companies world wide. Among these, are major electric power utilities, many of them active in wind power generation and therefore potential customers for the WINTUR technology. It is currently involved in some 40 EC projects, 24 of them in the NDT Group. TWI has become a world leader for non-destructive testing (NDT). Some 65 engineers and technicians work in the NDT Group, 22 of them on long range ultrasonics.

Website: www.twi-global.com

Miyama Composites

Miyama Composites

The Miyama Corporate Group has served the construction industry since 1964. First formed as a company that produced stepping irons, Miyama Japan has expanded its product range to include high corrosion resistance products from composite materials. Miyama Composites SA, a small sized family-owned company, has been an autonomic partner of the Group since 2001, when founded in Nea Artaki, 70km northern Athens, Greece. Ever since Miyama Composites SA has become the only Greek company specialized in composites for use in infrastructure and industrial projects. As a result, the company has been constantly growing during the last 3 years and earned the trust of many and highly reputable customers in Greece and abroad. Based on the current records, the turnover for year 2008 is expected to exceed 1,3m Euros, double than year 2007.

Website: www.miyamahellas.gr

Encocam

ENCOCAM Limited (CELLBOND)

Cellbond is situated in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire and specialises in design, development and manufacture of technology based composite structures for impact absorption. Cellbond have an unsurpassable reputation in their field for their innovative approach to development, having introduced concepts that have led on to set legislative standards. Cellbond's many years of experience and technical knowledge have made them internationally recognised experts in all aspects of energy absorption. Their strategy is to pursue a constant product development programme and to expand our product range in all fields of composite material for energy absorption. All standard barriers are supported by FE models that are also commercially available. In addition Cellbond have an experienced R&D team to carry out component testing using our in-house test facilities and tailor solutions for individual applications.

Website: www.cellbond.net

Smart Material

Smart Material

Smart Material is an SME with 10 employees. It specialises in the production and development of innovative piezo- macro fibre composite components and ultrasonic transducers. The Macro Fibre Composites (MFC) technology, licensed by NASA, is a pioneering actuator technology suitable for numerous applications, e.g. vibration and noise reduction, shape-changing structures, strain gauge applications dynamic structural health monitoring and energy harvesting from vibrations. Piezo Fibre Composites provide outstanding capabilities in ultrasonics, especially non-destructive testing, medical- and sonar applications.

Website: www.smart-material.com

KTU

KTU

KTU is the biggest technical university in Lithuania and other neighbouring Baltic countries. Research and development activity in the field of ultrasonics started more than 38 years ago.

The main activities are:
Research and development.
Technology transfer.
Consultancy and engineering on NDT.
NDT training
The Ultrasound Institute carries out research in all areas of ultrasonic NDT and employs 9 Senior Researchers, 1 Researcher, 2 engineers and 6 Doctoral Students and is involved in many research & development projects in joint ventures with Lithuanian and other European research centres. Since 1995, the Ultrasound Institute has been active in the European INCO-COPERNICUS programme, 8 research projects carried out under contracts with industrial companies in the EU, more than 15 Lithuanian research programmes and projects.

Website: www.ultrasonics.ktu.lt

CERETETH

Cereteth

CERETETH is a Research Centre located in the Region of Thessaly-Greece that actively participates in research projects. The centre has been involved in many EC funded research projects, and has cooperated with major industrial companies, research centres, and universities. The development is supported by well-equipped laboratories and workshops. The Centre has 4 Research Institutes and 20 Laboratories.

The Center's main mission is to conduct basic, applied, and technological research that leads to new products and services with industrial, economic and social impact.

Website: www.cereteth.gr