Meggitt, Moog, Rolls-Royce, UTC Aerospace Systems
University of Nottingham, University of Birmingham, Manufacturing Technology Centre, Loughborough University, University of Leicester
Two main technology focuses in aerospace: a) gas turbine engines and b) actuation and control systems. Also, the related supply chain technologies (machining hard metals, hydraulic, mechanical, electrical and electronic control systems). Relatively small activities in these technology areas: aerostructures, avionics, general aviation, composites, aircraft interiors, space.
Networking, business development and marketing, technology funding and technology project management, productivity support.