Aerospace Technology Institute

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  • Vacancy: Lead Technologist – Aerodynamics

    The Aerospace Technology Institute is currently looking to recruit a Lead Technologist – Aerodynamics, based out of our Cranfield office, the role will report directly into the Head of Technology for Whole Aircraft.     The Role Act as the ATI’s internal expert on current aerodynamics projects, both research and capital, and provide insightful input into the ATI’s technology strategy Become...

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  • Vacancy: Technologist

    The Aerospace Technology Institute is currently looking to recruit a Technologist, based out of our Cranfield office, the role will report directly into the Head of Technology for Strategy and Integration. The Role Support the development and regular update of assigned areas of the ATI’s integrated UK Aerospace Technology Strategy Develop and maintain integrated technology roadmaps that underpin t...

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  • MAA Aero Engine Forum

    The first ever Aero Engine Forum took place in Birmingham recently, bringing a major international focus to the event that was held at the International Convention Centre. The conference was chaired by the Midlands Aerospace Alliance, hosting prominent engine makers and tier one companies, showcasing supply chain opportunities, and explaining what technologies and capabilities they need from their...

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  • Guest blog: Digital Engineering and Manufacturing Leadership

    By Professor Dr Sam Turner, CTO at the High Value Manufacturing Catapult Britain was the birthplace of the first industrial revolution, led the second (technological – industrial revolution), and was an early adopter of the third (automation driven –  industrial revolution). The country now needs to establish its position in the fourth industrial revolution (industry 4.0), which is driven by...

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  • #LifeAtTheATI: Gary Elliott, Chief Executive Officer

    Gary has been with the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) since its creation in 2014, assuming the responsibility to set up and lead the Institute. As a member of the ATI Board, and head of the Executive Management Team, Gary is responsible for defining, developing and implementing the short and long-term strategies for the Institute. As well as providing strategic direction...

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  • Vacancy: Strategic Portfolio Manager

    The Aerospace Technology Institute is currently looking to recruit a Strategic Portfolio Manager, based out of our central London office, the role will report directly into the Chief Strategy Officer.     The Role 1) Portfolio leadership and management approach Context: The ATI is looking to enhance the end to end approach to delivering the R&T portfolio.  The ATI works with...

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  • Vacancy: Strategy Associate / Analyst

    The Aerospace Technology Institute is currently looking to recruit a Strategy Associate/Analyst, based out of our central London office, the role will report directly into the Chief Strategy Officer.   The Role 1) Development of the ATI Strategy Team tool kit Context: The ATI strategy team has developed several tools with which to evaluate future opportunities and its impact.  This includes...

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  • AGP LEP and DA Conference – 25th May 2017

    The Aerospace Growth Partnership (AGP) ‘Securing the future of aerospace across the UK’ conference, for Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) and Devolved Administrations (DAs), will be taking place at the Woodland Grange, Leamington Spa, on Thursday 25th May 2017. The event will give an overview of the UK’s aerospace priorities at a national, regional and local level, providing a platform for...

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  • #LifeAtTheATI: Malcolm Scott, Corporate Development Officer

    Malcolm Scott, ATI’s Corporate Development Officer, joined the Institute in 2014. As well as being part of the ATI’s Executive Management Team, Malcolm is responsible for overseeing the ATI’s overall relationship with Government and Parliament. He is also responsible for the ATI’s international agenda, including EU R&D and Brexit, ensuring the ATI is well connected overseas, and developing bilater...

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  • SAE 2017 Aerospace Standards Summit, 25th April

    The SAE 2017 Aerospace Standards Summit will be taking place in Cologne, Germany, on 25th April. The summit will address critical technology breakthroughs, and the standards and certification needed to bring new product development to market in a timely manner. Paul Clarke, ATI’s Lead Technologist for Strategy and Integration has been invited to speak at the event. Paul will be...

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  • New ice protection in aviation

    Climate impact at high altitudes can affect the performance and safety of an aircraft. Ice protection in aviation is designed to keep the build-up of ice from accumulating on aircraft parts such as its engines and surface. Icing conditions are one of the most severe issues for aircraft and engines, and it is crucial that a better understanding and impact...

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  • #LifeAtTheATI: Martin Schofield, Head of Technology, Whole Aircraft

    Martin joined the Institute in 2015 as ATI’s Head of Technology for Whole Aircraft, assuming the responsibility of leading the development and implementation of the whole aircraft capability – a capability that ensures the UK remains a technology leader. Martin’s role is to take the whole aircraft view of both the continuous development of the ATI strategy, and the resulting...

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  • ATI mapping out aerospace cyber security

    The Institute’s recent blog – Cyber security: a shared responsibility – set out how the aerospace sector is beginning its journey on adopting digital transformation, and how digital technologies are changing the way the sector works (as set out in the ATI’s INSIGHT paper on Digital Transformation). The Institute recognises that it has a role to play in securing the UK aerospace...

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  • ATI’s response to the Industrial Strategy consultation

    The ATI’s response to the Government’s Building our Industrial Strategy green paper has recommended that the Government places a particular focus on enhancing the UK’s high-value design capability through digital technologies.  The ATI proposed that this would require a national entity able to conduct a series of ambitious grand challenges, mobilising the high-value manufacturing sector and indust...

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  • NATEP National Showcase, 28th March 2017

    The ATI’s Corporate Development Officer Malcolm Scott and Technologist Edward Andrews attended the NATEP National Showcase event on 28th March, hosted by the Northwest Aerospace Alliance at the Manchester Conference Centre. The day was a great success, with 13 hugely diverse and innovative projects presented by the companies undertaking them, showcasing the strength of the UK supply chain and thei...

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  • Fourth meeting of the Market & Economic Advisory Group

    The fourth meeting of the ATI’s Market and Economic Advisory Group (MEAG) took place at Heathrow Airport on 23rd March 2017. The Institute would like to thank Heathrow Airport for hosting the meeting and for their hospitality. The meeting focused on several themes including automation and autonomy, an update on the ATI’s market and economic modelling, and additive manufacturing. The day...

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  • #LifeAtTheATI: Peter Willis, Economist

    Peter Willis, ATI’s Economist, joined the Institute in 2015. Peter works closely with both Government and industry, to assess the economic impact on the aerospace sector, and the impact of the ATI’s activities on the wider economy. As economist, Peter spends a lot of time forecasting future trends and calculating key statistics on the aerospace sector and ATI portfolio. Peter’s...

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  • CYBER SECURITY: A SHARED RESPOSIBILITY

    The Government set out its five-year National Cyber Security Strategy in 2016, investing £1.9 billion in defending the UK’s systems and infrastructure, securing access, and developing a whole society capability – from the biggest companies to the individual citizen. The Government’s strategy is focused on ensuring the nation, and its citizens, are protected from any potential cyber threats and att...

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  • #LifeAtTheATI: Amy Phillips, HR Advisor

    Amy joined the ATI in August 2015, taking on the role of HR Advisor, to strategically manage and develop the HR function for the Institute; engaging with employees, management and external stakeholders. Amy is responsible for managing the employee-employer relationship from start to finish; driving a people strategy to enable the Institute to achieve its goals and mission to the...

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  • A busy year for ATI portfolio development

    The ATI Research and Technology (R&T) programme is jointly coordinated by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Innovate UK and the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI). All three organisations work in close collaboration to deliver a coherent portfolio of projects to meet the objectives and priorities of the UK Aerospace Technology Strategy. It’s been a busy year and.....

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  • ATI launches Through Life Engineering Services (TES) survey

    In order to support the UK aerospace sector in adopting Through Life Engineering Services (TES) principles, the Institute is developing a TES technology strategy. To inform the strategy, the Institute is looking to develop a complete view of TES capabilities and technologies in the UK aerospace sector and gather facts, figures and perspectives through a survey. The survey focuses particularly...

  • ATI welcomes new measures in Spring Budget 2017

    Today’s Budget has once again recognised the importance of science and innovation, and specifically research & development (R&D), to the economic success of the UK. The ATI welcomes the Chancellor’s announcement that an investment of £270m for 2017-18, via the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, will boost the development of disruptive technologies, such as robotics and batteries. The Institute’s ...

  • #BeBoldForChange: International Women’s Day

    A personal perspective, written by Dr Ruth Mallors-Ray, Chief Operating Officer, ATI. Wednesday (8th March) is International Women’s Day, and its theme this year is #BeBoldForChange. Many are asking: why is it important in 2017? My view is that while I work in an industry where only 16% of the STEM workforce are women, then we are simply not where...

  • Guest blog: ‘Graphene – The Teenage Years’ by James Baker, National Graphene Institute

    Last week (2nd March) I attended the ATI’s FirstThursday event as guest speaker to explain more about graphene and its substantial benefits for the aerospace sector. It was also an opportunity to disclose details of a new white paper the National Graphene Institute (NGI) at The University of Manchester and the ATI have been closely working on. Graphene, the world’s...

  • #LifeAtTheATI: Carrie Roberio, Personal Assistant

    Carrie joined the ATI’s technology team in September 2016 as Personal Assistant to the Chief Technology Officer, based at the Institute’s Cranfield office. Carrie’s role is central to the technology team; she oversees, organises and manages the administration for the team. After leaving school Carrie went to college to study business administration and hairdressing. Most of Carrie’s working life h...

  • Forthcoming EU programme calls and information

    The ATI is committed to ensuring that UK organisations have every opportunity to participate in European programmes. Although the deadline for submission to the Horizon 2020 Smart, Green and Integrated Transport Work Programme for 2017 has passed, there are a number of other initiatives that could be of interest to the sector:  Although the 5th Clean Sky 2 Joint Undertaking...

  • Project Profile: Integrated Power and Propulsion Architectures (IPPA)

    The large transport aircraft industry has, over the past decade, been introducing more electrical systems to replace the traditional hydraulic, bleed air and mechanical systems in order to reduce fuel burn. This has progressively increased the mechanical power offtake from the engine and power demanded from the electrical system. More Electric Aircraft Architecture has the intrinsic potential to r...

  • ATI working with ACARE on refreshing the SRIA

    The Advisory Council for Aviation Research and Innovation in Europe (ACARE) was established in June 2001, serving as the European technology platform for the aviation and air transport sectors. During its establishment, key stakeholders were invited to develop a vision of how aviation could better serve societal needs and become a global leader in the field of aeronautics by 2020...

Aerospace Technology Institute

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  • #LifeAtTheATI: James McMicking, Chief Strategy Officer

    James McMicking joined the Aerospace Technology Institute as Chief Strategy Officer in 2014, when the ATI was first established. James’ primary responsibility is to lead the development of the ATI strategy and specific strategic initiatives, and to develop and manage the ATI’s project approval and monitoring process. James leads a team that is responsible for covering market analysis, economics an...

  • An INSIGHT into Digital Transformation

    Digital technologies are changing the way we work, whether through greater, more intelligent use of data, or through newly intelligent processes – influencing the way organisations behave and operate. Digital technology is playing an ever more important role in the economy, and its impact is beginning to be realised in aerospace. Its existence can transform the sector in many ways,...

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  • Project profile: Ecosystem of Intelligent Self-Organising Sensor Nodes for Helicopter Health Monitoring (IVHM-EVOLVE)

    Helitune Limited is leading a £2.5 million project to develop and produce a distributed sensor network for helicopter health monitoring. The project brings together two industrial SME partners and two academics to enhance Integrated Vehicle Health Management (IVHM) to previously inaccessible components, for small and medium sized helicopters for applications including: oil & gas and law enforcemen...

  • Will graphene make the next big change in manufacturing?

    New materials are constantly being invented and developed, but we rarely hear about them, or see them come to market, and that’s because they’re either not that interesting, or its realised that it’s not a viable invention. So, why is there so much excitement around graphene? What makes this material so special? The concept of graphene is not actually that...

  • UK Aerospace Sector Trends 2017

    The UK has the second largest aerospace industry in the world.  It generates substantial turnover and contribution to the UK economy, and creates and safeguards more than 200,000 high-value UK jobs. However, sector trends published by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) have highlighted a divergence between UK aerospace turnover and (gross) value added (GVA).  Over the course of 13...

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  • #LifeAtTheATI: Paul Clarke, Lead Technologist (Strategy & Integration)

    Paul Clarke is Lead Technologist for Strategy and Integration at the ATI. Paul joined the Institute in 2015, to lead on the development of industrial multi-disciplinary technology ambitions – working with industry to develop strategic programs. Paul’s role focuses on leading cross-cutting capability agendas, including the development of the digital transformation and product verification strategie...

  • ATI presents its view of future market requirements and technologies at its FirstThursday event

    The ATI maintains a market aligned technology strategy based on a view of potential future aircraft development opportunities over the next 20 years. Building on the Institute’s first UK aerospace technology strategy, and market opportunity outlook (published in July 2015), the ATI published its second outlook report: Civil Aircraft Market Opportunity Outlook 2016. The report provides an update on...

  • Project profile: Large Scale Titanium Casting Facility Project (AMRC)

    University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) Castings’ new furnace is part of a major £15 million investment that will enable the UK to compete on a global scale, producing some of the biggest titanium aerospace castings in the world. The new furnace is capable of pouring 1000kg of titanium – the amount required to make a 500kg casting...

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  • Transformation through digitalisation – intelligent engineering in the fourth industrial revolution

    Written by John Stokoe CB CBE, Head of Strategic Development, Dassault Systemes EuroNorth Intelligent engineering can be described as using a balanced and optimised combination of people, processes and the most appropriate technology, to drive the maximum advantage for a company’s operating model and business processes. Note, the order I have used: people; processes; technology. People are at the ...

  • Inaugural meeting with NLR

    ATI’s Chief Executive Officer, Gary Elliott, set-out in his recent An Insight into 2017 blog post, that ‘the Institute remains focused internationally on engaging and collaborating with organisations from different countries’. As part of continuing to drive the Institute’s international engagement programme forward, ATI’s Chief Technology Officer Dr Simon Weeks, and Corporate Development Officer M...

  • NATEP event focuses on new technology for the aero engine supply chain

    Mark Scully, Head of Technology for Advanced Systems & Propulsion at the ATI, recently joined a NATEP event, co-hosted with the Midlands Aerospace Alliance, to look at new technologies for the aero engine supply chain. Held at the Rolls -Royce Learning and Development Centre in Derby, the event focused on sharing the progress of various NATEP projects, and showcasing the...

  • ATI welcomes industrial strategy consultation

    The Government today published its much-anticipated consultation on the UK’s industrial strategy. The green paper produced by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) sets out the Government’s vision for a modern industrial strategy and some early actions it has committed to take. The green paper is available here, and the consultation will be open until 17th April...

  • Project profile: Harsh Environment Electronic Device Systems (HEEDS)

    The HEEDS (Harsh Environment Electronic Device Systems) project is led by Rolls-Royce Controls and Data Services with four other partners: the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), Raytheon Systems Limited, BAE Systems (Operations) and Cobham Limited. It is a three-year project with a total value of £8 million. The project objectives are to develop next-generation electronic products that are abl...

  • Cranfield University’s Digital engineering seminar

    ATI’s Lead Technologist Paul Clarke was invited to present at a recent digital engineering seminar at Cranfield University. The event brought together key players from the sector to share insight and perspectives on how digital engineering is impacting, and can enhance, manufacturing processes across the sector. Dr Essam Shehab from Cranfield University kicked off the seminar by setting the scene ...

  • #LifeAtTheATI: Enza Canzoneri, Finance Assistant

    Enza joined the ATI as Finance Assistant in 2015. Working in the Institute’s accounts payable team, Enza’s role is largely focused around providing financial and administrative support to the finance department, and contributing to the organisation’s effective, efficient and accurate financial operations. Enza is responsible for compiling, processing and maintaining accounts payable records and tr...

  • Will innovation drive aerospace growth?

    A guest blog from David Hughes, Managing Director of The Business Innovation Group: What is innovation? Almost every business claims to invest resource, energy and money into innovation. But is this having a real impact on growth and competitive advantage? To innovate means to bring a positive change to the way things are done. Essentially it’s an output or an outcome...

  • Project profile: Meggitt Modular Modifiable Manufacturing (M4)

    Meggitt is leading on a £5 million project – working in collaboration with the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), Cranfield University and IBM UK – to overcome the challenges associated with diverse, highly-complex product offerings supplied to the aerospace sector. The Meggitt Modular Modifiable Manufacturing (M4) programme will challenge cur...

  • #LifeAtTheATI: Chris Low, Researcher

    Chris has been with the Aerospace Technology Institute since it was established in 2013, and was part of the initial team that helped to set up the organisation. Chris is extremely methodical, which is just one of the skills he deploys in supporting the ATI’s continued research base through several projects that include project portfolio reporting, developing evidence-based case studies,...

Aerospace Technology Institute

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  • Project Profile: Factory of the Future

    Modern aircraft design focuses on the integration of new technologies and systems with current capabilities; this includes new structures, materials and manufacturing processes. When designing wings there are a number of factors that need to be considered; factors that determine the shape, style and size of the wing. Different types of aircraft will have different wing requirements. Globally, the ...

  • Government provides Horizon 2020 assurance

    Companies and research organisations considering applying for funding via the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme are being urged to continue while the UK remains a member – and this is being reinforced by a commitment from the Government to underwrite those funds. A letter from Chief Secretary to the Treasury confirmed that “the Commission have made it clear that the...

  • #LifeAtTheATI: Balaji Srimoolanathan, Strategy Manager

    Balaji Srimoolanathan is Strategy Manager for the ATI, with primary responsibility for in-depth competitive, market and supply-chain research across the UK and international aerospace markets. Balaji’s role is focused on developing strategic insights that influence the direction of the ATI, feed into the aerospace technology strategy and inform UK stakeholders. He is the author of the ATI’s market...

Aerospace Technology Institute

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  • #FirstThursday: “Why should we care about productivity? An aerospace perspective”

    We are grateful to Urvashi Parashar, Head of Sector Analysis, and Ed Bovingdon, Economic Adviser, at the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) for their presentation at the ATI’s First Thursday event on 8th September*: “Why should we care about productivity? An aerospace perspective“. The slides from the presentation can be accessed here. * The ATI holds a monthly networking...

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