Our further education program for 2023

Together with various training providers, we regularly put together a further training program for you. It is aimed at all employees from the areas of design, simulation, manufacturing, assembly and testing who already have experience in dealing with fiber composite components, but also those who are just getting fit for the future in this area.
The current edition for 2023 is available now.

Further education program 2023

Call for Paper: CU reports Issue 01/2023

The call for papers for our CU reports issue 01/2023 is open. We would be pleased if you could again contribute articles from your company to this issue - especially on this year's focus topic "Energy & ressources – efficiency in production and application". The editorial deadline is Friday, February 10, 2023.

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LightCon 2023 - Be part of it!

Two full days of conference program with top-class keynotes, panels and best practices. In parallel sessions, representatives from industry, research and associations will be on stage to share their knowledge, innovations and inspirations in presentations and with application examples - and thus position themselves in the market.
Be part of it and become an exhibitor at the CU joint stand.

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Information series “CU KNOWLEDGE”

New service from the CU: Factually neutral, scientifically proven summaries are now available on relevant topics in the form of information papers that present the current state of knowledge on the respective topic. These papers from the "CU KNOWLEDGE" series are available exclusively to CU members. The documents will be sent upon request.

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JEC World is the leading event in the composites industry, bringing together all the major players under the banner of innovation, business and networking.
The CU will also be represented with a joint booth. Visit us in Hall 6 - Stand P28, Q28, R28 & S28.

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Our latest CU reports

In the latest issue of our members' magazine you can once again expect many exciting innovations from the CU network, especially on this year's focus topic 'Circular economy'. Let the competence of our large network convince you.

Our latest CU reports

Composites United market report now available

Composites United e. V. (CU) has published an annual market report on global composites activities in German and English since 2010. In this report, the CU provides comprehensive information on national and international market developments and influencing factors, as well as an outlook on current challenges and trends.
The complete report is available to all members of Composites United free of charge.

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CU online – Webseminar Wednesday

Every wednesday we offer an exciting live web seminar with alternating topics and speakers from the ranks of our CU members. Please find the next dates with English-language seminars in our event overview.

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CU Research - Be part of it!

Are you interested in research funding for composites and lightweight design?
You would like to actively shape the content of CU research funding?
You would like to select the CU projects to be funded?
You would like to decide on the use of funds or be funded yourself?
You would like to have exclusive access to the results of completed, ongoing and future projects?

Then join us and become a research member of Composites United.

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Leichtbauatlas of the BMWi

The BMWi's digital LEICHTBAUATLAS connects the lightweight design community. Become part of it now and benefit from the networking and information opportunities. Registration is free of charge and does not take much time.

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Composites United is looking for partners around the world to drive the development of composite technology.


Composites United consists of approximately 350 members from various industries, regions and countries, companies and institutions.


Joint projects bring the members of the network together on important topics in the industry and shape the future of the composites industry.

Working Groups

Over 40 technical working groups and groups on all relevant topics in the composites industry.


The CU cooperates with important partners in the field of multi-material lightweight design in order to bundle forces and use multiplier effects.


Our sponsors share the passion for innovation with us and support the association in realizing its goals.


Let our numerous competences convince you.

Dates &

The experts meet at the CU’s joint stands. And interested parties can get current information at the events within the network.


The further development of the composites industry thrives on new knowledge and applications. Get information here.