The Strategic Programme offers funding for research and technology development in the UK to maintain and grow the UK’s competitive position in civil aerospace.
This programme is coordinated and managed by:
If unsuccessful, the EOI can be amended and resubmitted a further two times.
If unsuccessful, the FSA can be resubmitted to one of the next two strategic batches.
Complete a draft Expression of Interest (EOI) to receive feedback from the ATI.
Read and sign the ATI Framework Agreement, as early as possible but no later than 30 days after FSA Notification (Step 07).
Submit formal EOI on Innovation Funding Service (IFS) portal.
If successful, applicants will be invited to proceed to Stage 2.
Complete a draft Full Stage Application (FSA) for feedback from the ATI.
Submit Full Stage Application. A link will be provided by Innovate UK.
Applicants receive notification of the funding decision.
Successful applicants sign the ATI Lead Partner Contact Form and proceed to Innovate UK's contracting stage.
All applicants to the ATI Strategic Programme must read and sign the ATI Framework Agreement. To avoid delays later in the process we recommend doing so as early as possible but it must be completed no later than 30 days after FSA Notification. This link will take you to our secure Adobe Sign page where you can read and sign the ATI Framework Agreement. Your digital signature will be reviewed by the ATI team and you will receive confirmation via email once the validation process is complete.
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