024 7643 0250 EMAIL    CONTACT     TWITTER     LINKEDIN

Aerospace UP hour -- sustainable aviation fuel

Brought to you by MAA and University of Nottingham


AeropaceUP HR cropped transp

 FourLogos transp


Please register below.


You will be able to join this virtual meeting using Microsoft Teams. You can register right up to the start of the meeting. We will then send you a link to join.

(if you don't have Teams, you don't need special software, or to download anything, you will be able to join on the web in a couple of clicks; for any issues email joanne.cole@midlandsaerospace.org.uk)

These extended Aerospace UP hours focus on innovation and technology related subjects: R&D, funding, sustainable aviation, additive manufacturing, electrification, specialist composites, Industry 4.0, what help companies can get from the University of Nottingham and other research and technology bodies . . .


This week's topic . . . sustainable aviation fuels: what they could mean for the Midlands aerospace cluster, what are we doing about it?

The development and commercial readiness of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) is an imperative for global aviation and this event provides an overview from industry and academic experts on the state of play in the UK of this new technology.

The agenda includes:

  • An overview of the current SAF space, with Dr Michelle Carter, Head of Transport, KTN

  • Industry view of SAF, with Tom Wilson, CEO, Wilson Bio Chemical

  • Research view of SAF, with Dr Simon Blakey, Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham


More about the meeting

Come along with your coffee! Arrive early if you can -- like a "real" meeting -- to help us start on time, and say hello.

You’ll be able to send us your questions and comments and network with other participants during the meeting.

And we often stay behind for 15 minutes more discussion and networking, just like a normal meeting -- all are welcome!

(All that's missing is the biscuits!)

Questions before the meeting, or technical difficulties booking or joining?

email joanne.cole@midlandsaerospace.org.uk

Are you eligible for funding and expert support?

Why not see now if your organisation is eligible for funding and expert support from the University of Nottingham and the Midlands Aerospace Alliance under the Aerospace UP programme?

Click here to fill in the simple on-line eligibility check & enrolment form. In a nutshell, the criteria are:

  1. SME (business with fewer than 250 employees, turnover less than €50m)
  2. business address in Midlands.

For any questions about the form and eligibility contact Sarah Walker, ERDF Project Manager, Institute for Aerospace Technology, University of Nottingham - s.walker@nottingham.ac.uk.

Register now!


Enabling the Circular Economy in Aerospace Manufacturing through Industrial Digital Technologies