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New Aerospace Technology Centre unveiled at University of Nottingham

Aerospace Technology Centre, University of Nottingham Photo: University of Nottingham

A new £5.1 million Aerospace Technology Centre will be unveiled today at the University of Nottingham.

The new centre will house over 100 staff, who will develop new aerospace technology, working alongside a number of research groups from across the world.

A component designed with 3D manufacturing Credit: University of Nottingham

The University will be working with leading businesses within the industry, including Rolls-Royce, GE and Airbus, as well as many smaller businesses.

A machine used at the centre for tooling Credit: University of Nottingham

The European Regional Development Fund have helped the University fund the new centre, which they say will "help to secure the University's position as one of the leading institutions in the world for research into aerospace technologies."

A tilt stimulator at the University of Nottingham Credit: University of Nottingham

The University is currently involved in 70 industrial aerospace projects.

More information about the Aerospace Technology Centre can be found here.