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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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26/ June '17

Joint EPSRC and ATI Symposium

The ATI has been working with the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to provide direction for early-stage research led by the University of Bristol, Cranfield University, Newcastle University and University College London (UCL). The research studies scoped key issues such as future hybrid and electric aircraft and structural challenges associated with new materials. Focusing on themes set out…

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20/ June '17

£8m New Funding Awarded To Aerospace Innovation Programme

Update – As of 26th January, NATEP has officially launched Call 7: open now, and with a deadline for project proposals of 4th August 2017. Application criteria and an outline application form can be found here. An industrial strategy initiative supporting the development of ground-breaking new aerospace technologies has been awarded £8m funding for its second round of projects. The…

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12/ June '17

ATI Stakeholder Review – we want your feedback!

The ATI values its relationship and engagement with stakeholders. We have launched our first formal process to gather the views of the aerospace community. We are inviting our stakeholders to share their thoughts and perspectives about the Institute’s role, remit and impact on the UK’s civil aerospace sector. This will provide the ATI with key insights to reflect on where we…

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12/ June '17

ATI Conference 2017: Realising Ambition

The Aerospace Technology Institute will be holding its inaugural biannual conference at the NEC in Birmingham on 28th & 29th November 2017. We are convening the UK aerospace sector to provide an update on the ATI strategy and the £3.9bn investment programme for aerospace R&T, to hear directly from industry leaders on key topics, and to provide an opportunity for…

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12/ June '17

ATI FirstThursday: Through-life Engineering Services

Our recent FirstThursday event held at our central London office focused on Through-life Engineering Services (TES). We welcomed Professor Andrew Harrison, Engineering Associate Fellow – Life Cycle Engineering at Rolls-Royce, as our guest speaker. Andrew’s presentation focused on how TES is essential to ‘making things work better, for longer, at lower cost’. The big question of the evening was ‘what…

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12/ June '17

#LifeAtTheATI: Shagufta Mustafa, Communications Officer

Shagufta joined the ATI in April 2016. As Communications Officer, she is responsible for the Institute’s social media activity (such as Twitter and LinkedIn), writing content for the web site and eNewsletter, coordinating the programme of writing and designing white papers and reports, and reaching out to journalists who cover aerospace. Shagufta’s role requires her to not only liaise with…

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26/ May '17

Guest blog: Cyber Resilience in UK Air Traffic Management

By Alasdair Shannon, Head of CNI Cyber Solutions for Leonardo Security & Information Systems The WannaCry ransomware attacks this month have raised public awareness on the disruptive effects of a major cyber-attack on our daily lives.  While the impacts are still being addressed by the NHS, there is well publicised evidence through the National Cyber Security Centre on the cyber…

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26/ May '17

#LifeAtTheATI: Natasha Coomber, Executive Assistant

Natasha joined the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) in February this year to support the Executive Management team and manage the Institute’s central London office. As Executive Assistant, part of the Operations team, Natasha’s role is central to the efficient running of the business. Her highly organised manner and helpful nature enables Natasha to provide support across the ATI. After completing…

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