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STFC B4I Automotive & Aerospace Event

Event details
Thursday, 28 February 2019
9:30 am – 17:00 pm
Overview
Funding and Support from STFC to drive growth in Automotive and Aerospace Industries

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Come along to this event to:

  • Hear about how STFC added value to automotive and aerospace companies;
  • Benefit from free access to STFC equipment and expertise;
  • Discuss with world leading experts about your technical challenges

 

How can STFC help Automotive and Aerospace Companies? STFC can support UK industry to overcome challenging product, manufacturing or process performance. Accessing our unique laboratories and engaging with world class researchers, you will develop projects that address your specific challenge and help you make a step-change to your business.

 

Why should you attend?

  • Understand how to gain free access to leading edge equipment and expertise
  • Discuss your challenge with world leading experts
  • Hear grand challenges and funding opportunities for the automotive and aerospace sector
  • Network with other automotive and aerospace companies

 

Who should attend? Problem holders and those looking to overcome issues limiting the productivity of their organisations, including:

  • Technical leads
  • Senior decision makers

 

Case Studies for Automotive and Aerospace Sector: Some STFC facilities case studies on energy can be found via:

 

About the funding

Bridging for Innovators (B4I) is a programme run by STFC to support UK industry to overcome challenging product, manufacturing or process performance. Accessing our unique laboratories and engaging with world class researchers, you will develop projects that address your specific challenge and help you make a step-change to your business. Full details of scope, eligibility and application process are available here. For further information on Bridging for Innovators please contact Ling.Xu@stfc.ac.uk.

 

 

Agenda
09:00 – Registration

10:00 – Welcome and Introduction
Michelle Carter, Interim Head of Transport, Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN)

10:05 – Introduction to STFC
Ric Allott, STFC

10:15 – Bridging for Innovators Programme, STFC

10:30 – STFC Capabilities
Representatives from DLS, ISIS, CLF, HC, Tech.

11:30 – Break

11:45 – Case Studies
• Richard Sharp from Cobham RAD Europe Ltd
• Ian Macafee from Oxsensis
• Neill Briggs from Briggs Automotive Company
• Phil Boden – Getrag Ford Transmissions

12:30 – Lunch and Networking

13:30 – Strategic priorities in aerospace
Nour Eid, Technologist, Aerospace Technology Institute

13.50 – Strategic priorities for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
George Filip, Knowledge Transfer Manager: Connected and Automated Vehicles, KTN

14.10 – Automated vehicles
Will Drury, Global Technical Expert – Power Electronics, Ricardo

14:30 – Company Pitches

15:00 – Summary and closing statements

15:10 – STFC helpdesk

16:00 – Close