The UK?s Aerospace & Defence Knowledge Transfer Network (A&D KTN) assists the promotion of innovation and collaboration across UK industry, Government and academia, helping to improve industrial performance and implement the UK National Aerospace Technology Strategy (NATS).
- To deliver improved industrial performance through innovation and new collaboration, maximising the impact of new research and technology and better co-ordination of resources for the delivery of NATS.
- To make the UK a more globally competitive environment for investment in aerospace and defence research and technology.
- To facilitate innovation and knowledge transfer across the civil and defence sectors and enable closer collaboration between academia, industry and the Ministry of Defence. The National Technical Committees are core to this aim.
- To improve coherency and effectiveness of industry in science, technology and innovation towards Government, supported by more rigorous analysis and technology road-mapping. Funding is provided by the Technology Strategy Board.
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