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TWI is one of Europe's foremost independent not-for-profit research and technology organisations, employing 432 people with an annual turnover of €40 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 programmes in Europe and the UK. TWI has been involved in the development of laser deposition technologies for a number of years, initially being involved in LMD in the mid nineties. TWI has group dedicated to the development of laser deposition, and a number of dedicated laser deposition systems involving LMD and SLM. experienced staff available to support the MERLIN project in both project management and delivery of results. TWI is one of the major research and development houses in the field of NDT. It has two main NDT Research Centres based at Abington, Cambridge and Port Talbot, South Wales. These centres cover the broad spectrum of NDT development for industrial research, UK TSB projects and EC funded projects. TWI's expertise includes the application, modelling and procedure development of most NDT methods