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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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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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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 Conference 2017: Realising Ambition

For information regarding the confirmed keynote speakers, and to secure a ticket, please visit our dedicated Conference page. 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…

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9/ March '17

ATI launches Through-Life Engineering Services (TES) survey

In order to support the UK aerospace sector in adopting Through-Life Engineering Services (TES) principles, the Institute is developing a TES technology strategy. To inform the strategy, the Institute is looking to develop a complete view of TES capabilities and technologies in the UK aerospace sector and gather facts, figures and perspectives through a survey. The survey focuses particularly on…

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20/ February '17

An INSIGHT into Digital Transformation

Digital technologies are changing the way we work, whether through greater, more intelligent use of data, or through newly intelligent processes – influencing the way organisations behave and operate. Digital technology is playing an ever more important role in the economy, and its impact is beginning to be realised in aerospace. Its existence can transform the sector in many ways,…

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23/ January '17

ATI welcomes industrial strategy consultation

The Government today published its much-anticipated consultation on the UK’s industrial strategy. The green paper produced by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) sets out the Government’s vision for a modern industrial strategy and some early actions it has committed to take. The green paper is available here, and the consultation will be open until 17th April…

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19/ December '16

ATI publishes new Civil Aircraft Market Opportunity Outlook 2016

The ATI maintains a market aligned technology strategy based on a view of potential future aircraft development opportunities over the next 20 years. Building on the Institute’s first UK aerospace technology strategy and market opportunity outlook, published in July 2015, the ATI’s Civil Aircraft Market Opportunity Outlook 2016 provides an update on market trend and market-technology roadmaps to help UK…

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10/ November '16

Thales announces new £20m project supported by the ATI

Thales has announced a major investment in next-generation aircraft communications technology with the commitment to a jointly-funded £20 million research project in partnership with the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI). The announcement was made by Victor Chavez, CEO of Thales UK, as a new state-of-the-art customer engagement suite at the company’s Crawley facility was opened by Jesse Norman, Minister for Industry &…

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