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June expression of interest: UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme

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Registration opens
04 Jun 2018, 00:00
Registration closes
20 Jun 2018, 12:00
20 Jun 2018, 12:00
UK Aerospace Research and Technology

The UK Aerospace Research and Technology (UKART) Programme represents a £3.9 billion joint government and industry investment to maintain and grow the UK’s competitive position in civil aerospace.

This programme is co-ordinated and managed by:

  • the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
  • Innovate UK
  • the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI)


Working in collaboration to deliver a portfolio of projects to meet the objectives of the Aerospace Technology Strategy, Raising Ambition

This is stage 1 of 4 of the application process, which takes at least 6 months.

  1. Expression of interest (EOI): Strategic Review assessment by ATI only.
  2. Full stage application (FSA): Proposal development on IFS by applicants.
  3. Independent assessment by Innovate UK, value for money (VfM) and policy review by BEIS and strategic assessment by ATI.
  4. Final approvals by BEIS and contracting through Innovate UK.


Projects must have a potential application within the civil aerospace sector. Priority areas identified within the UK Aerospace Technology Strategy include:

  • whole aircraft design and integration
  • aerostructures
  • advanced systems
  • propulsion technologies

Your project must focus on industrial research.

More information is available here.

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