TWI is one of Europe’s foremost independent not-for-profit research and technology organizations, employing 550 people with an annual turnover of €60 million. TWI works across all industry sectors with expertise in key aspects of materials and materials joining. The majority of TWI’s activities (65%) is contract research, funded by industry and built around the development of advanced technologies. TWI is also an active participant in collaborative research programmer in Europe and the UK. TWI has two main NDT Research Centers based at Abington, Cambridge and Port Talbot, South Wales. These Centers cover the broad spectrum of NDT development for industrial research, UK TSB projects and EC funded projects.