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Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) is a not-for-profit trade association acting as a facilitator of business between large global primes and the supply chain and as an enabler of business support to its members and partners. It is one of the largest and most established aerospace and defence associations in the UK, providing support to, and furthering the long-term strategic growth of the sector in the South East.

Harwell Satelite Application Catapult Visit

Picture1The Satellite Applications Catapult is a new type of independent innovation and technology company, created to foster growth across the economy through the exploitation of space. We help organisations make use of and benefit from satellite technologies, and bring together multi-disciplinary teams to generate ideas and solutions in an open innovation environment.

Their world-class facilities and expertise enable the best businesses, researchers and end-users to work together to develop new satellite-based products, services and applications, translating ideas from concept to market.

They are one of a network of Catapults established by the Technology Strategy Board to accelerate the take-up of emerging technologies and drive economic growth.

Who should attend? The UK space sector is worth approx.. £11.3bn p.a. and is growing at over 6% p.a. Anyone who wants to expand their business in the space sector should come and see what the Catapult can do to assist.

To find out more and to book please click here


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The day to day running of a business is filled with challenges and demands that allow you little time to step back and work on the future of the business.

Committing as little as a couple of hours a month to take an objective and broader view of your business and talk it through with another experienced business person can reap huge benefits for you, your business and often your turnover and profit as well.

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The 3rd call closes Friday 22nd August, and the 4th call is now open for the National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP)

Latest News Release:

Matched funding of up to £150K is available for the UK Aerospace Supply Chain Technology/R&D projects developed within a consortium.

Are you thinking about a new product/material or process, never before thought of?  Do you have a Prime looking for something better, stronger, lighter or just quicker - you could qualify for funding.

For more information:

To express an interest in applying for support through the NATEP programme please complete and return the NATEP Outline Application Form (see below).

For all application enquiries contact:
Alan Maskell: Tel: 01252 375 600 M: 07768 387 833

Guidance & Scoring Scheme for Outline Proposal Assessment (161.3 KB)

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Outline Proposal Application Form - July 2013 (141.3 KB)

NATEP Overview v2 (812.0 KB)