Aerospace call 2020: UK/Sweden
Join today’s webinar providing a briefing on the UK/Sweden aerospace call – 22 April, 13:00-17:00
The UK’s¬†Aerospace Technology Institute and Sweden’s innovation agency, Vinnova, are launching a joint ‚Ç¨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 Ros√©n, 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¬†‚Äì 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 Bj√∂rnhov, 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 ‚Äì 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‚Äôs 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.