CALMARE specialises in developing new sustainable materials and manufacturing processes for polymers and composites. 


Working with businesses

CALMARE works with companies on a wide range of projects from ad-hoc material testing to long term joint collaborations. 


ERDF Funding

Funding was awarded by the ERDF to help support and develop the industry within the South West.


Recycling, reprocessing and remanufacturing

With a history of successful recycling projects, combined with a wealth of processing  knowledge gained through X-AT, CALMARE offers leading research expertise in this area.


Bioderived and sustainable materials

From natural fibres and bio-derived resins in brake pads to lightweight automotive panels, Exeter Technologies Group is pushing the boundaries of bio-derived materials and finding new and innovative applications.


Circular Economy

CALMARE is working with the Business School and other partners to support companies looking to implement Circular Economy initiatives such as the Circular Business Advantage – see for more info