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Aerospace UP new technology showcase and future funding opportunities

University of Nottingham Jubilee Campus


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Joining instructions for this event

These are the joining instructions for the Aerospace UP new technology showcase and future funding opportunities event on Thursday 15 June, which the University of Nottingham and Midlands Aerospace Alliance are hosting jointly with the UK's national Aerospace Technology Institute.


The showcase event starts at 08:00 with networking and refreshments, and the main agenda starts at 09:00. We'll be finishing at 16:00.


The event is being held at the University of Nottingham's Jubilee Campus, where the postcode for the main, north, entrance is NG8 1BB. For more information about how to get to Jubilee Campus click here. For a pdf map of Jubilee Campus click here.

The main venue for us is: GSK – Carbon Neutral Laboratory (Building 31 on the map, at the bottom of grid Cell F3).

If you're driving, you must use the Visitors Pay & Display Cark situated in the centre of the Jubilee Campus, marked P on Cell E3 of the map.

You can also use coordinates 52.951017, -1.185562 or this google maps pin to locate the car park.


Please register with our team on arrival at the building.

The agenda for the day is here as a pdf and below.

The delegate list for the day is here. (If you registered on 14th June you may not be on this list but we are still expecting you!)

Food allergen information will be available on the day.

And . . .

There is an opportunity for up to 20 delegates to go on a tour of the University’s brand new Omnifactory at 16:00 after the showcase closes. If you are interested, please e-mail Dan Symes: daniel.symes@nottingham.ac.uk.

We are very much looking forward to seeing you for this final event of Aerospace UP!

Kind regards,

The Aerospace UP Team at the University of Nottingham and the Midlands Aerospace Alliance, and the Aerospace Technology Institute.


More about this event

The Aerospace Unlocking Potential innovation funding programme draws to a close in June.

The Midlands Aerospace Alliance and the University of Nottingham are joining with the UK's national Aerospace Technology Institute to hold this final in-person event at the university on Thursday 15 June.

The objective of the day will be to

    1. disseminate and showcase the achievements that Midlands aerospace companies have made in their Aerospace UP technology development projects
    2. explore where the next funding opportunities will come from.

Agenda: 08:00 to 16:00

Registration and Networking

09:00 Welcome and Introduction

      • Aerospace Unlocking Potential: what we have achieved together
      • How the UK's Aerospace Technology Institute supports innovation in the aerospace industry

Aerospace UP Project Dissemination Session 1

Four parallel presentation workshops on:

      • Electrification, Jet Zero, Drones & AAM
      • Additive & Advanced Manufacturing
      • Aviation
      • Automation and Digital

(The parallel project dissemination sessions (details of which of the 50+ projects presenting are in which morning and afternoon sessions are on the second page of the agenda here) will take place in different breakout locations. Delegates will be accompanied to these by university staff.)

Panel Session: Funding and Expert Support for Manufacturers

      • Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre and the High Value Manufacturing Catapult Centres
      • Innovate UK Edge
      • Made Smarter
      • Digital Catapult
      • More experts . . .

12:30 Lunch & Networking

13:20 Aerospace UP Project Dissemination Session 2

Four parallel presentation workshops on:

      • New Manufacturing Capability
      • Electrification, Jet Zero, Drones & AAM
      • Space & New Products
      • Composites & Net Zero

Panel Session: Opportunities in the UK Space Industry

      • MAA Pivot into Space Grants
      • UK Space Agency
      • Satellite Applications Catapult
      • More experts . . .

16:00 Closing comments


Please register below. We are all really looking forward to hearing more about the great industry projects that Aerospace UP has supported and sharing up-to-date information about how participating Aerospace UP companies and the aerospace supply chain as a whole can get further funding for their R&D and innovation projects.

Register now!