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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.

Aviation industry urged to do more to tackle Cyber Risk:

The aviation industry is behind in terms of its response and readiness to the threat posed by cyber criminality whether from criminals, terrorists, nation states or hackers.

It has been warned that regulators, manufacturers and operators are only now waking up to the pervasive nature of cyber threats. FAC are concerned that cyber risk is not viewed as a significant and we are here to tell you it is!

The aviation sector is particularly vulnerable to risk of cyber vulnerabilities because there is such heavy reliance upon digital capability and the very high degree of integration in a very sophisticated supply chain. Vulnerability and weakness in any part of the supply chain can and does have significant impact.

We are therefore holding an event on 23rd July which we feel is one of the events that you MUST attend.   Do not think that your IT department has everything under control because the major players of this world thought that and guess what – they did not.   There will be an insistent in the not too distant future from the majors that to be part of their supply chain you will have to be able to supply non-vulnerability assurances.

Who should attend: CEO’s, IT Personnel, Office Managers ……

Call us today to reserve your place: 01252 375 600

FREE Mentoring to help your business grow!

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.

This funding is for a limited time so to take advantage or to find out more please contact immediately.







The 5th call is now open (closing date 14th May 2015) 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)

NATEP will support projects like these… (1.4 MB)

v6.0 NATEP Outline Proposal Form

NATEP Overview v2 (812.0 KB)

Forthcoming Event

10:00 am FAC Consultancy Group Forum @ Montgomery Room
FAC Consultancy Group Forum @ Montgomery Room
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
If you wish to come and find out what being part of the FAC Consultancy Group is all about, please email to let us know you will be attending. Light refreshments will be available. THIS IS A FREE EVENT!

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