About Us


Our vision is to sustain and grow an internationally competitive Aerospace sector through investment in technologies consistent with aircraft updates, new aircraft and the sector’s strengths.


Through strategic investment in differentiating technologies, secure the full economic potential of the UK aerospace sector.


Success in our mission will be achieved by focusing on the following high-level goals

Provide Technology Leadership

  • Define a UK aerospace technology strategy that challenges industry, and create opportunities for advanced technology programmes to drive the growth of the UK aerospace sector

Maximise Funding Impact

  • Drive the UK’s aerospace R&T programme to maximise impact and embed benefits

Convene Strategic Partnerships

  • Engage with a broad spectrum of stakeholders to challenge existing thinking, energise the UK aerospace sector and unlock new value

Elevate the UK’s International Profile

  • Promote the advanced capabilities of UK aerospace technology and increase the UK’s influence within European programmes and beyond


For UK plc; Enabling innovation and seeking value creation opportunities for UK plc is central to our philosophy. By encouraging, creating and unlocking these opportunities, we aim to improve the competitive edge of the UK aerospace sector at home and abroad. As UK aerospace ambassadors, we are committed to position the industry as a global technical leader, encouraging investment in world class manufacturing and product technology.

Relationships grounded in trust, integrity and respect; Strong and effective business relationships are vital for success. By honouring our commitments and holding true to our values, our stakeholders know what to expect of us – and we know what to expect of each other. We act with integrity, anticipate and welcome challenge and respect others’ views. We know and value the importance of treating sensitive information with the utmost of care.

Independent, bold and open-minded; We provide objective technical and strategic insight by leveraging broad and deep sector knowledge and expertise. This enables us to think differently, challenge convention and consider all possibilities – discovering new opportunities for innovation and transformation.

Agile with Impact; Responsive to a dynamic global business environment, we execute our business quickly, efficiently and diligently. A small organisation with a simple structure, we react quickly and punch well above our weight.

Latest News

Technology Strategy Paper

The ATI has developed the technology strategy for the benefit of UK aerospace, based on the contributions of individuals and organisations supporting the growth of the UK aerospace sector. View

UK Wind Tunnels

Search our extensive database of the UK's wind tunnel facilities. View

Collaborative R&D Call

Aerospace Technology Institute Collaborative R&D Call 2014. View


The Aerospace Growth Partnership (AGP) was established in 2010 and is a collaboration between industry, government and academia. View

Our Diary

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