Organisations can now submit their interest in 2 competitions. These are for:
fast-track collaborative research and development projects
longer collaborative research and development projects
A further competition for feasibility studies will be run in 2019. The £8 million will be shared across the 3 competitions.
All projects must be in line with the UK aerospace technology strategy, Raising Ambition. This strategy is supported by an annual investment of £150 million by the UK government in research and technology development.
Updated information to outline that the total funding will be shared across 3 competitions: the 2 expression of interest competitions that are now open for applications, and a third competition for feasibility study projects, which will open in the new year.
Clarified that this funding opportunity relates to 3 competitions with a total of £8 million. There is £2 million for collaborative research and development and £2 million for the fast-track collaborative R&D competitions that are now open for expressions of interest. A further £4 million will be on offer for feasibility studies projects in a separate competition to be run in 2019.