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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7/ November '16

Government must put innovation at the heart of industrial strategy, says new ATI/Fathom report

A new report published today by the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) and Fathom Consulting highlights the benefits of placing innovation at the heart of the UK’s industrial strategy. The report, which looks at the role of innovation in addressing the decline of UK productivity, points to four key areas in which targeted Government intervention can have the most impact: levels…

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27/ October '16

New ATI-funded project led by Airbus is announced by Minister for Industry & Energy

Jesse Norman MP, Minister for Industry and Energy, today announced a new £19.2 million project led by Airbus – with over £9 million of funding from government, supported by the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) – to develop new methods for aircraft wing design by harnessing the power of the latest computing technology. The project, Advanced Product Concept Analysis Environment (APROCONE), will…

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13/ July '16

Aerospace research & technology gets £365 million funding through the Aerospace Technology Institute

Business Secretary Sajid Javid has announced that government and industry have committed to providing almost £365 million of funding for new aerospace technologies through the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI). It is the largest batch of research & technology (R&T) projects to be granted funding since the ATI was created in 2013. The announcement was made at Farnborough International Airshow 2016….

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29/ June '16

UK participation within European funding schemes

The ATI’s European engagement is focused on facilitating the participation of UK companies and academia within European funding opportunities as well as advising European officials on aerospace research and innovation (R&I) priorities at a European level. While the recent vote to leave the European Union will have an impact on these activities, the referendum result does not entail the immediate…

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8/ February '16

ATI supports new centre at Loughborough University

Loughborough University has been awarded government funding to create a new open access National Centre of Excellence in Gas Turbine Combustion Aerodynamics. The £9.8 million funding – announced by Business Minister, Anna Soubry – is being delivered through a partnership of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) and Innovate UK. The new centre…

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