Driven by creativity, sustainability and health

Connecting education and industry

Applied research on composites themes

Researching themes that are relevant


Bio based



Inholland Composites

Connecting education and industry

At Inholland Composites, the applied research we do is driven by our values: creativity, sustainability and health. From an industry perspective, we link our research to themes that are relevant and current in the world surrounding us. For our students, lecturers and researchers, our research themes offer a challenging and multidisciplinary framework for learning and developing new skills.

Research Themes


Automation in composite manufacturing is essential to the future growth of the composite industry. Smart manufacturing is the way to larger production volumes, better employee safety and health conditions, and higher product quality.

Bio based

The benefits from composites offer ample avenues for improving our environment, but why not take it one step further and use nature’s materials in composite structures design?


Next to ‘ageing aircraft’, we also see wind turbine blades reaching their operational life, and mass-produced composite cars are no longer future visions. All these structures are based on all-composite load-bearing elements which, due to damage or ageing may at some point need structural repair.


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Inholland Composites presenting at ISCM symposium at the NLR
19 Nov 2018

Inholland Composites will present some of its current research findings on behalf of the First-Time-Right consortium during the 8th International Symposium on Composites Manufacturing for High Performance Applications on 21...

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FlightSimDelft joins Flight Simulator Weekend 2018 in Lelystad on Nov. 3&4
03 Nov 2018

FlightSimDelft participated at the Flight Simulator Weekend at the Aviodrome in Lelystad on Nov. 3 and 4 and showcased the Innovationprjct Aristo Glider Simulator with integrated Virtual Reality. FlightSimDelft also brought a...

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Team Apollo preparing for SEM2018 in London
03 Jul 2018

Driving nearly 1000 km on one liter of bio-ethanol fuel. That is the challenge which team Apollo is preparing for in the 2018 edition of the Shell Eco Marathon in...

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Meet the team

Rogier Nijssen


Antoine Gerritse

Head of Department

Arnold Koetje

Programme Manager

Ruben van den Brink

Project Engineer

Didier Dorival

Production Engineer

Bob Brocken

Design Engineer

Mark Wokke

Project Engineer

Andreas Fischer

Project Engineer

Koert Dingerdis


    Marco Withag

    Project Engineer

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