Icon Polymer Group signs agreement with NASA

Icon is one of just a few organizations outside the U.S. to achieve such an agreement with NASA.

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Icon Polymer Group (Retford, Nottinghamshire) has signed an Evaluation License Agreement with NASA. The agreement provides Icon with access to unique materials and enables the company to conduct research into new and innovative applications.

Calvin Tan, Icon’s chief technology officer, is responsible for the research program and will be working alongside NASA’s research personnel.

 “Our customers expect their supply base to be able to provide state-of-the-art engineering knowledge and expertise,” he said. “This research program provides a platform that enables Icon’s customers to achieve their business objectives.”

“As Icon is an important supplier to U.S. commercial and military aerospace companies, we are pleased to see NASA invented technology enter the marketplace,” said Rheal Turcotte, partnership manager at NASA-Langley. "We feel Icon brings the experience and dedication needed to succeed. We look forward to collaborating with them to fully realize a successful technology transfer benefiting society through improved performance and safety for critical aerospace components and systems.”