Aerospace call 2020: UK/Sweden

Posted on: 22/04/2020

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 ‚Ǩ9.46m 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.

Webinar programme

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

Q&A Session

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

14:10 Pitches

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’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.

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