The Cutting Edge

To ensure that everyone attending Surfex has access to the latest in development and innovation, a 2 day programme of university-based achievement will be introduced in 2020.

The Cutting Edge will allow 7 universities to present their latest achievements suitable to be adopted for industry applications. The universities include Birmingham, Leeds, Nottingham, Plymouth, Salford, UCL and Warwick.

A range of topics will be covered in The Cutting Edge programme including:

  • Coatings for Biomaterials Applications
  • New Applications of Pulsed Electron Irradiation in Surface Engineering
  • Icephobic Coatings and Surfaces
  • Smart Coating Systems to Monitor Strain and Fracture
  • Superhydrophobic, Anti-icing, Smart Surfaces
  • Optical Coatings for Healthcare and Energy Applications
  • Mesoporous Coatings for Self-cleaning, Antireflection and Sensing Applications

If you are working in a University and want to be included, or know a University department that you feel should be included, please contact Victoria Emerton at Step Exhibitions on 01892 518877