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Funding opportunities may fund research and development projects that are classed as feasibility studies, industrial research or experimental development.
For feasibility studies and industrial research projects, the following intervention rates may apply:
- up to 70% if you are a micro or small organisation
- up to 60% if you are a medium-sized organisation
- up to 50% if you are a large organisation
For experimental development projects which are nearer to market, the following intervention rates may apply:
- up to 45% if you are a micro or small organisation
- up to 35% if you are a medium-sized organisation
- up to 25% if you are a large organisation
Capital costs may be funded through some funding opportunities with intervention rates of up to 80%.
Vision and roadmap
Compiled by leading experts from industry, academia and government, the future flight vision and roadmap sets out how zero emission air travel within and between British cities could be commonplace by 2030.
Find out more in the Future flight vision and roadmap.
Public dialogue work
The paper outlines the starting point for wider engagement across academia, industry, and the public sector
Future flight social science considerations and research.
Recognising the industry challenges that could hamper the acceptance and integration of this future aviation system the challenge is setting up working groups to discuss, tackle and solve these issues.
The working groups will draw on expertise from across the industry to help provide input and insight to government strategy, regulatory policy and create alignment to ensure future flight becomes a reality in the UK.
The Future Flight Challenge asked PwC to develop and test a holistic framework for assessing the potential costs and benefits of six use cases selected by the challenge.
Findings from the Future Flight Challenge socio-economic study.
Safety case framework
Egis and the University of York, on behalf of the Future Flight challenge, present their findings into the potential technological developments that will influence aviation safety.
Future Flight Challenge: initial safety case framework.
Find partners using the Future Flight Landscape Map
This interactive landscape map provides insight into the capability in the UK to support the integration of new aircraft with the digital and physical infrastructure necessary for future flight.
Explore the map to find new collaborative partners and see the breadth of investment and expertise in the UK.
Explore the Future Flight Landscape Map (KTN)