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Future of Air Mobility Accelerator Application Support Webinar

Connected Places Catapult will be hosting an application support webinar for our Future of Air Mobility accelerator to share information and answer any questions applicants may have.

When and where?

Online event
23rd August 2022
3:30pm - 5:00pm

The Future of Air Mobility accelerator (FoAM) is a challenge-led, 6-month accelerator programme powered by Connected Places Catapult and in partnership with the Future Flight Challenge from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). The Catapult will select up to 12 SMEs to join the programme where they will receive support from a consortium of industry, government, academic and regulatory partners on the trial and testing of disruptive innovations. Through a focus on new and emerging challenges within the aviation ecosystem, FoAM will work alongside a consortium of partners to ensure that the programme tackles significant sector challenges and de-risks innovation in the marketplace.

The SMEs selected will have the opportunity to trial their solutions and will be guided through a bespoke programme tailored to their requirements. The programme will include investment readiness, technology and product development support, alongside introductions to aviation stakeholders and potential customers. These activities will be co-designed with the cohort of SMEs to support them in growing their businesses and adapting their propositions to the partners’ requirements.

This application support webinar will cover the overall programme vision, the journey of the programme to date, the programme challenges and guidance on the application process.

To find more about the programme and to apply, simply click here.

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Future of Air Mobility Accelerator 2022

Connected Places Catapult is seeking SMEs with innovative solutions to join a 6-month accelerator programme for the aviation industry.

Connected Places Catapult has partnered with the Future Flight Challenge from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to launch the second iteration of the Future of Air Mobility Accelerator. We will select up to 12 SMEs to join a 6-month programme to receive support from a consortium of industry, academic and regulatory partners on the trial and testing of their disruptive innovative solutions. 

The challenge areas for FoAM 2022 are: 

  1. Future Airport and Vertiport Operations 
  2. Aviation Sustainability 
  3. Future Air and Space Traffic Management 
  4. Enabling End-to-End Mobility 

The accelerator will support the cohort of SMEs through a bespoke programme tailored to their requirements. This support will include investment readiness, technology and product development, alongside introductions to aviation stakeholders and potential customers. These activities will be co-designed with the cohort of SMEs to support them in growing their businesses and adapting their propositions to the partners’ requirements. 

This year’s consortium consists of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), Supernal, GKN, Heathrow Airport, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Cranfield University and Coventry University. 

Webinar

On 23rd August between 3 – 5:30pm, Connected Places Catapult will host the Future of Air Mobility Accelerator application support webinar to share information and answer any questions applicants may have. 

The webinar will include an overview of the programme set-up, presentations from partners and information on the challenges that have been set. It will also outline the overall programme vision and provide guidance on the application process.   

Register for the webinar here.

Apply

Applications to the Future of Air Mobility Accelerator 2022 (FoAM) are now open until September 11th. To find out more information about the programme and apply, please visit our programme page. 

Apply Here