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The Aerospace UP programme supports companies across all sectors who are or have an ambition to be active in the aerospace supply chain. In addition to innovation grants, networking events, access to aerospace experts, research centres and student placements, Aerospace UP also offers tailored support packages.


Our suite of support packages has been developed to help companies in areas we know are vital to their businesses, as well as areas where additional support can help SMEs to grow, thrive and survive in the aerospace sector.

Our support packages range from tailored 1-2-1 support to workshops, webinars and events and are free of charge to Midlands SMEs. Discover below how you can make the most out of our funded support.

Additive Manufacturing

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Find out how Additive Manufacturing can fit into your business.

IP Management


Learn more about what Intellectual Property your company has and how to keep it safe.

Technology Road Mapping


Find out where your product could fit into the aerospace industry.

Environmental Sustainability for SMEs


Attend our workshops and speak to our experts to understand how to address sustainability in your aerospace business.

Introduction to Aerospace & Aviation


Receive support from our industry experts to understand the aerospace sector and how you can enter.

Aerospace Standards & Certification


Attend our workshops and talk to our experts to understand aerospace standards & certifications.

Manufacturing Technical Support

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Access free prototyping, consultancy, metrology and more provided through the University’s Precision Manufacturing Centre.

Digitisation for SMEs


Receive a tailored Digital Baseline Review or your individual company to kick-start your digitisation journey.

Entering the AAM Market

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Improve your market understanding and establish where your capability could add value for successful market entry

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