Collaborative R&D Competitions

Penso Consulting LTD – FLAVA

Boosting the UK’s lightweight supply chain

This project will develop and build the UK’s capability for composite lightweight structures and supply chain, for Bentley production vehicles to reduce CO2 emissions, while creating 768 jobs in the UK.

Lightweight Vehicle and Powertrain Structure

Future proofing Penso

Project Highlights

  • Development of a semi-automated pilot production line and facility for advanced lightweight composites assembly
  • Builds on the UK’s expertise in lightweighting technology
  • Facility will manufacture lightweight composite vehicle structures for Bentley
  • £16.3 million total project value, receiving £8.2 million funding through the APC

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