NATEP: Helping SMEs Innovate in Aerospace – Autumn 2021 Competition

Closing Date: 12/01/2022

UK micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), collaborating with other UK registered businesses, research organisations, public sector organisations or charities, can apply for a share of up to £2.5 million for industry led civil aerospace research projects.

This competition is administered by Innovate UK (IUK); the UK’s innovation agency. IUK works with people, companies and partner organisations to de-risk, enable and support innovation, and promote UK economic growth. IUK is part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) – a non-departmental public body, funded by a grant-in-aid from the UK government through the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

The National Aerospace Technology Programme (NATEP) is a technology development programme funded by the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

The aim of this competition is to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) develop their own innovative aerospace technologies. These technologies should enhance the applicant’s capabilities and increase their ability to win new business within the civil aerospace sector.

The funded research projects must have a credible route to market and preferably have identified end users.

Funding body UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
Maximum value £210,000
Reference ID S22831
Category Engineering and Physical Sciences
Science and Technology

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