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Creation of Light Weight Composites Technology center for Electro-mobility of Automobiles

3rd center in the world to develop cost effective mass scale production technologies based on local design and raw materials for tier 1 sector in the auto industry and for modular houses

Submitted to : Ministry of Heavy Industries, Government of India due recommendation from Ministry of Textiles, Government of India


Budget : Rs. 214.27 crores

  • GoG : Rs. 126.84 crores

  • ATIRA :  Rs. 31.58 Crores

  • German Machine manufacturers : RS. 45.85 crores

  • GoG : Rs. 10 crores - fund sanctioned but not released

Knowledge Partners


  • Fraunhofer, ICT, Germany
  • North West Composite Centre (NWCC), University of Manchester, UK
  • Faserinstitu, University of Bremen, Germany)
  • ITA, University of Aachen, Germany


  • Dieffenbacher, Germany
  • Kruss Maffei, Germany


  • Establishing Network for Composite Technologies

  • Development of new processes

  • Integration of Reaction Technologies

  • Providing system solutions

  • Pilot facilities for Prototyping and Incubation studies

Composite key Technologies will be made available for Lightweight solution for  automotive  industry and specifically for Electro-mobility.



ATIRA proposed Incubation centre for light weight Composites Processing



Outcome /Benefits

  • Demonstration of complete solutions in support of industry

  • confidential technology development for individual companies

  • collaboration on research toward shared industry goals

  • Integrate supply chain improvement

  • Drive innovation for plastic and polymer composite materials and processing

  • Demonstrate to OEMs what is possible with plastics and polymer composites and high speed processing

  • High volume capable processes