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21/ August '17

Altair Engineering collaborates on ATI-funded POSTIE project with Rolls-Royce

The Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) has awarded Altair Engineering Ltd a £1.9m grant to enable Altair to collaborate with Rolls-Royce on the design of its next-generation engine architecture, UltraFan®.  UltraFan® forms part of Rolls-Royce’s future vision for aircraft engines with a focus on weight reduction and fuel efficiency, together with reduced noise. Altair Engineering Ltd will develop and deploy virtual…

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7/ August '17

Government investment in aerospace is making a real difference

Over the past year the Aerospace Technology Institute has developed its market and economic modelling capabilities to project the aerospace sector’s future performance.  The first results of this work will be published in an upcoming issue of our INSIGHT series. The analysis projects the impact of aerospace industrial strategy and technology investments through the ATI.  The long-term government commitment to…

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24/ July '17

Dowty Propellers announces new UK facility

The Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) welcomes Dowty Propellers’ announcement to create a new UK facility to deliver capabilities for propeller systems and future propulsion systems. The facility, which will be a new UK headquarters for Dowty Propellers, will not only benefit the Gloucester area where the facility will be based, but will also bring wider economic benefits to the UK…

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24/ July '17

New ATI INSIGHTs into Emerging Technologies

Following our first INSIGHT _01 paper which looked at Digital Transformation, the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) is delighted to present INSIGHT 02 & 03 , focusing on Emerging Technologies for Propulsion and Commercial Aircraft Systems. These papers have been compiled to provide a technology watch on developing technologies that are not necessarily integral to the ATI technology strategy (as published…

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18/ July '17

Ticketing is Now Open – ATI Conference 2017: Realising Ambition

The Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) is delighted to announce ticketing for its inaugural conference is now open. The conference, due to be held on the 28th & 29th November at the NEC in Birmingham, is titled Realising Ambition, building on the Raising Ambition technology strategy we published last year. The conference is an opportunity for the Institute to showcase the…

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10/ July '17

Work begins on new ATI-funded Loughborough University centre

Work has officially begun on the new multi-million pound National Centre in Combustion and Aerothermal Technology at Loughborough University. Representatives from the University, the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI), Rolls-Royce, Charnwood Borough Council and Leicestershire County Council got construction work underway by turning the first turf. The National Centre will put Loughborough at the heart of UK aerospace engineering and technology development….

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7/ July '17

ATI at the Paris Air Show 2017

The Aerospace Technology Institute’s (ATI) Corporate Development Officer Malcolm Scott, Chief Technology Officer Dr Simon Weeks, and Chief Strategy Officer James McMicking were in Le Bourget last week attending the Paris Air Show – and braving the extreme heat of a Parisian summer. This year was the 52nd Paris show, and as always it produced a great gathering of the…

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5/ July '17

Government to invest £100m to attract highly-skilled researchers to the UK

Universities and Science Minister, Jo Johnson MP, has announced that the government is investing £100 million to attract highly-skilled researchers to the UK through a new Rutherford Fund. The fund is named after Ernest Rutherford, one of the UK’s most distinguished scientists: the pioneer of nuclear physics, a Nobel Laureate, holder of chairs at the Universities of Manchester and Cambridge…

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26/ June '17

#LifeAtTheATI Scott Pendry, International R&D Engagement Manager

Around one year on from when we first published a profile of Scott, we caught up with him to see what developments the last 12 months have brought. 1. What is your current job role and has this changed since your profile was last published? If so how? I’m responsible for the ATI’s international engagement, a part of the ATI’s…

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26/ June '17

Guest blog: Opportunities for Sharing in Growth

By Andy Page, CEO of Sharing in Growth There is huge opportunity for the UK aerospace supply chain to benefit from record worldwide growth. The global aerospace industry is expected to double in size in the next 10 years with an anticipated total civil aerospace market in excess of £4 trillion by 2035. In terms of maintenance, repair and overhaul,…

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