Driven by creativity, sustainability and health

Connecting education and industry

Applied research on composites themes

Researching themes that are relevant


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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.

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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 goes automation
15 Jun 2017

On June 6th, we (students of Mechanical Engineering (Alkmaar) and Aeronautics (Delft) and staff members of IC) visited Airborne Composites Automation ( In this brand new collaborative center, ACA develops...

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New intern/graduation assignments available
14 Jun 2017

Inholland Composites is constantly looking for talent to work on internship/graduation assignments, temporary projects and other activities. These can be hosted at one of our locations in Alkmaar / Delft or...

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Inholland Composites signing exchange deal with Brazil
12 Jun 2017

Read this article in Dutch Inholland University of Applied Sciences signed an international collaboration agreement  with Centro Paula Souza (State Center for Technological Education Paula Souza) in São Paulo, Brazil. The partnership has...

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Meet the team

Rogier Nijssen


Antoine Gerritse

Head of Department

Kartin Tazelaar

Head of Research

Moiz Ur Rehman

Project Engineer

Didier Dorival

Production Engineer

Bob Brocken

Design Engineer

Maarten de Vlieger


Arnold Koetje

Program Manager

Koert Dingerdis


    Martin Kampinga

    Innovation Director

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