The ATI SME Programme

The ATI SME Programme maximises aerospace innovation in the UK’s supply chain, empowering SMEs with tailored funding support:

Launching regular funding calls (3 times yearly) with a simple application process, offering grants up to £1.5m for projects spanning 12-36 months. With an annual allocation of up to £10m, foster industrial investment and innovation nationwide, ensuring accessibility for SMEs regardless of geographical location.

For more information please visit the ATI website here.

About the SME Programme

A funding programme tailored to the needs of SMEs to strengthen and further encourage technology innovation within the supply chain and civil aerospace sector.

This competitive funding programme is designed to maximise benefits to SMEs and to support and encourage industrial investment into the aerospace sector and its supply chain, through the funding of innovative and high impact projects.

The SME Programme is coordinated and managed by:

  • Department for Business and Trade
  • Innovate UK
  • Aerospace Technology Institute

View a recording of the SME Programme launch webinar from Tuesday 5th December 2023 on YouTube, and download the slides here.