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Life as an intern at Carapace Slate

Many people struggle to find internships…they spend hours scrolling through endless internship opportunities usually with little success… My experience of finding an internship however, was the total opposite and one many people won’t experience. One evening, whilst sat in my local pub with my dad, two strangers came up to us and asked to sit on our table (the pub was packed that evening). We got chatting and they mentioned they were the founders of an exciting new construction start-up called Carapace Slate. Jokingly, I asked if there were any positions going. I was searching for an internship anyway to
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Our 2017 Journey

Hi Guys Seeing as this is our first ever blog, we’d like to use this opportunity to give you a quick rundown on what we’ve been up to over the last 12 months. Last December, we made the bold (and slightly insane) decision to put our humble garage-made prototypes through their British Standards paces. To our relief, they passed with flying colours and exceeded all expectations. What originated as back-bedroom geometry and aesthetics, finally became a proven concept. Plus, as an extra bonus, they also became the UK’s first ever crash-tested roof tiles! Shortly before they took on BRE’s ferocious
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Introducing MARTF…

Hi Everyone Apologies for being a bit quiet on the blog front lately but we can assure you it’s for good reason. We’ve almost finished our year-long collaborative project with Swansea University (facilitated by Innovate UK) to optimise our prototype formulations and processes for high volume manufacture. It has been quite a labour of love with some whopping R&D twists and turns a long the way. But ultimately, it led to us applying for another pot of funding from Innovate UK as part of their Transforming Construction competition to Increase productivity, performance and quality in construction. But before we reveal
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