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The UK Government backed projects that include Formula 1 experts teaming up with jet engine makers, and aircraft landing gear that could cut carbon emissions were announced by Business Secretary Vince Cable.
The plans are part of a £100 million boost for UK aerospace that includes £20 million of investment in the skills that will take the sector to new heights – including high-tech Masters courses and apprenticeships.Six projects will share £80 million for aerospace research to help deliver growth and innovation in key areas of technology. This funding comes from a £2 billion pot committed jointly by industry and government as part of our industrial strategy, through the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI). The projects involve 18 companies, 11 academic or research institutions and 5 Catapult centres from across the UK.The Uk Government is working in partnership with big businesses like Airbus, GKN and Bombardier on an aerospace industrial strategy to give business the confidence to invest and create long-term jobs in the UK.The 6 projects receiving funding from the ATI are:
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