UK Aerospace Research and Technology: Expression of Interest
The UK Aerospace Research and Technology (UKART) Programme represents a £3.9 billion joint government and industry investment. Its purpose is to maintain and grow the UK’s competitive position in civil aerospace.
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
- advanced systems
- propulsion technologies
Your project must focus on industrial research.
The application process has 4 stages:
- Expression of Interest (EOI).
- Full proposal development on the Innovate UK Innovation Funding Service.
- Independent assessment, value for money (VfM) and strategic assessment.
- Final approvals and contracting.
This is stage 1 of 4. More information on the different stages and the application process can be found on the ATI website.
To apply you must:
- be a UK-based organisation
- plan to carry out an aerospace research or technology development project in the UK
- address the specific requirements of the UK Aerospace Technology Strategy
- sign up to the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) framework agreement
- work alone or with others (businesses, research base or third sector)
This programme is co-ordinated and managed by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Innovate UK and the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI).