About Granta Design


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Why is Materials Education  Important?

Our mission is to lead materials information technology—to advance materials engineering and education, and to enable better, greener, safer products.

Founded in 1994 as a spin-out from the University of Cambridge, Granta helps hundreds of engineering enterprises to manage information on the materials (metals, plastics, composites, and more) that are essential to their businesses. We help them to develop and apply material intelligence, making better materials decisions, saving time and money, and reducing risk as they optimize their products. We also provide supporting resources to thousands of university educators worldwide as they teach the next generation of engineers, scientists, and industrial designers about materials, processes, and sustainability.

Our mission—what we do, and why we do it 

A collaborative approach

Collaboration is central to our approach—with customers, with industry consortia and international collaborative research projects, with the global materials education community, and with other providers of engineering software, materials data, and materials services.

Our network—how we partner with industry and academia 

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