ATI SME Programme

Unlock Innovation and Propel Your SME Business Forward with the Funded ATI SME Programme!


What Is The ATI SME Programme?

The ATI SME programme is a funded programme tailored to the needs of SMEs to strengthen and further encourage technology innovation within the supply chain and civil aerospace sector.


Who Is The ATI SME Programme Aimed At?

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

You can view a recording of the ATI’s SME Programme launch webinar from Tuesday 5th December 2023 on YouTube, and download the slides here.

Key Information

Upcoming dates for the SME Programme Clinics:

The clinics target prospective applicants to the SME programme. All clinics are virtual and prospective applicants must register via the ATI hub to attend.

The next SME Clinic

Will take place on the 5th June 2.00 – 3.30 pm for the Outline Stage which opens on the 10th June.

To register for this event please complete the webform below and one of the NWAA team will get back to you.  You can read more here.


Application Process

For more information please visit the ATI website here.


Support From The ATI Hub

Support for applicants to the SME Programme includes:

  • clinics with ATI Technologists
  • themed innovation workshops
  • and guidance on how to prepare a strong Pitch Panel presentation
  • and guidance for the Full Stage Application

The ATI Hub can also generate new connections which could become consortia applications to the SME Programme.


How To Apply

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Or Enquire below and one of the NWAA team will call you back:

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