European Copper Institute

About CDA


About Copper Development Association

Copper Development Association (CDA) is part of the Copper Alliance, a global network of Copper Centres, with headquarters in Washington DC (International Copper Association, Ltd) and a regional office in Brussels (European Copper Institute).

CDA is a non-profit making industry association incorporated in 1933, supporting and promoting copper usage in the UK in such areas as building and construction, electrical engineering, industrial alloys and public health. CDA’s remit is to promote and support the correct and efficient use of copper and copper alloys for all major applications through the provision of information, literature, software and training to material specifiers, designers, engineers, architects, consultants and contractors.

CDA maintains links with academic institutions, industry, professional bodies and other Copper Alliance offices around the world.