Aerospace call 2020: UK/Sweden
Posted on 22/04/2020
The UK’s Aerospace Technology Institute and Sweden’s innovation agency, Vinnova, are launching a joint €9.46m funding call under the EUREKA Network Projects programme for sustainable aerospace R&D projects which have strong market potential for the UK and Sweden.
KTN is running a briefing webinar today, 13:00-17:00. You can register for the online briefing here.
13:00 Introduction by Chairman – Andreas Netz, Vinnova
Welcome Words by British Ambassador to Sweden – Ms Judith Gough
Written Statement by Mr Carl Rosén, Director General from Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation (TBC)
13:10 Introduction to the Call
Background of the call – Scott Pendy, ATI
Presentation of the Funding Call – Justin Davies-Trigg and Alexis Blades, Innovate UK and Sanna Edlund, Vinnova
13:30 Industrial View of the Call
Gary Way, Head of EU and International R&T Programmes, Rolls-Royce
Jenny Gardner, Saab
Robert Lundberg, GKN SE+UK
Tobias Björnhov, Corebon
14:55 Conclusions and Wrap-up
Anders Blom, Innovair
Applicants are expected to develop project proposals demonstrating alignment to the respective national aerospace strategies of the two countries:
- UK: Accelerating Ambition Technology Strategy 2019
- Sweden: NRIA Flyg 2020 – the Swedish aeronautical research and innovation agenda
The UK funding for this competition is provided under the ATI Programme, a joint government and industry investment to maintain and grow the UK’s competitive position in civil aerospace design and manufacture. The programme, delivered through a partnership between the Aerospace Technology Institute, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and Innovate UK, addresses technology, capability and supply chain challenges.
For more information about the call, click here.