World-leading innovations in UK aerospace: ideas for funding

3 Jan 2019 03:22 PM

Organisations can propose projects that develop smarter, more energy-efficient technologies that advance the UK aerospace industry.

Organisations can submit an express an interest with their ideas for innovative aerospace design and manufacture.

There is up to £150 million available across the year in a series of regular calls. The best applications will then be invited to apply for grant funding.

The investment is part of a £3.9 billion programme between government and industry that aims to maintain and grow the UK’s leading position in civil aerospace.

Innovate UK works with the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to coordinate and manage the programme.

A more competitive aerospace industry

Funding in this competition is for industry-led research or capital investment projects.

Projects should look to:

Businesses need to align their projects with the aerospace technology strategy.

Find out more about the strategic themes.

Competition information

Find out more about this competition and apply.