Selective Tape-Laying for Cost-Effective Manufacturing of Optimised Multi-Material Components


Partner Locations

NetComposites Ltd

NetComposites is an independent provider of expert services relating to composite materials.


Toyota Motor Europe Toyota Motor Europe (TME) oversees the wholesale sales and marketing of Toyota and Lexus vehicles, parts and accessories, and Toyota’s European manufacturing and engineering operations. Toyota directly and indirectly employs around 80,000 people in Europe and has invested over €7 billion since 1990. TME – Production Engineering – Advanced Technology Group In […]


The Airborne group specialise in the design and build of composite structures, strongly based on new technology developments, with a focus on industrialisation of composite manufacturing.

HBW-Gubesch Thermoforming GmbH

HBW-Gubesch Thermoforming GmbH is engaged in the production of ultra-lightweight, tough structures in high-performance fibre composite and sandwich parts for use in sports articles and automotive engineering.


AFPT develops, builds and sells manufacturing cells for laser assisted tape winding and tape placement processes. AFPT is currently active in mainly automotive, offshore and general industry and is co-developing products and processes with several well-known institutes and customers.


CGTech is the developer of VERICUT® CNC Simulation, Verification and Optimisation software. CGTech also offers programming and simulation software for CNC Automated Fibre Placement (AFP) composites layup machines including robots



ESI is a pioneer and world-leading provider in Virtual Prototyping that takes into account the physics of materials. ESI boasts a unique know-how in Virtual Product Engineering, based on an integrated suite of coherent, industry-oriented applications.

Montanuniversität Leoben

The Montanuniversität Leoben is well-known as one of the best Universities in Austria and undertakes high-quality research in a wide range of technological areas.

Fraunhofer IPT

Fraunhofer IPT focuses on the topics of process technology, production machines, mechatronics, production quality and metrology as well as technology management.


This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 609067.