Established in Cambridge, UK in 1946 and with several facilities across the globe, TWI Ltd (www.twi-global.com) is one of the world-leading not-for-profit research and technology organisations, employing over 700 scientists, technologists, administrative and support staff world-wide (540 in the UK and Europe) and with annual (2016) group turnover of £60million (€69 million). From bases in the UK, South East Asia, India, the Middle East, Central Asia and the USA, TWI provides expertise in joining and fabrication, material science and structural integrity. Services include generic research, contract R&D, technical information, engineering services and advice, standards development, and training and qualification services. TWI has participated on over 100 public funded projects in the last 5 years, spanning across both the UK and Europe, with over 180 patents in their portfolio and over 250 licenses have been granted worldwide. One of TWI’s great strengths is its interdisciplinary diversity. To provide the expertise for this proposal, the Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) group will be involved in this project. The NDT group is specialised in the research and development of new NDT techniques and applications, which are utilised across all industry sectors from transport and aerospace to oil and gas, power and medical. It includes inspection of both metallic and non-metallic (polymer and composite) components and structures. TWI’s NDT activities focus on bespoke and technically challenging inspection solutions.