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Funding competition: Aerospace Technology Institute R&T programme


Are you working with a business in this sector? This competition offers innovation funding to businesses to sustain the UK’s position in aerospace design and manufacture. Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) competitions are run throughout the year. You can view all the important dates for applications on the ATI website.

Specific strategic themes

A set of market, value stream, and enabler strategies complement the strategy document and can be requested from the ATI:

  • aircraft of the future: Strengthening the UK’s whole-aircraft design and system integration capability, positioning it for future generations of civil aircraft
  • smart, connected and more electric aircraft: Developing UK advanced systems technologies to capture high-value opportunities in current and future aircraft
  • aerostructures of the future: Ensuring the UK is a global leader in the development of large complex structures, particularly wings
  • propulsion of the future: Advancing a new generation of more efficient propulsion technologies, particularly within large turbofan

To apply you must be:

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Aerospace research and development projects – funding announced


Aircraft engines

£365m funding announced for new UK aerospace research and development projects and major partnership with Boeing to create 2,000 jobs in the UK.

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To ensure the UK’s continued position at the forefront of global aerospace, a further £365m worth of aerospace R&D projects have been approved. These are jointly funded by industry and government. These are part of the work of the Aerospace Growth Partnership which will publish a new strategy at Farnborough setting out plans to maintain the UK aerospace sector’s leading position. This includes a new supply chain competitiveness charter signed by 11 major companies across the aerospace sector.

For more on the Aerospace Strategy click here.

For more information on innovation grants for business click here.