Innovation Zone

The Innovation Zone brings together the very best in advanced engineering universities, Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs) and the agencies that support them, into one central area. This creates a vibrant networking and knowledge transfer hub at the heart of the airshow.

The zone also acts as a focal point for Futures Day – the industry’s single largest STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) outreach activity, attracting the next generation of scientists and engineers who will drive our sectors forward into the future.


The following organisations will be exhibiting in the Innovation Zone:

  • Aerospace Bristol
  • Airbus
  • ATI
  • Aviation Skills Partnership
  • City, University of London
  • Clean Sky Joint Undertaing with European Commission
  • Cranfield University
  • EDT
  • Fraunhofer Gesellschaft
  • IET
  • IMechE
  • Innovate UK
  • Inspiring Futures
  • MBDA UK Ltd
  • Nottingham University – Institute for Aeroapce Technology (IAT)
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Royal Aeronautical Society
  • STEM Learning
  • Thales UK Limited
  • University of Southampton
  • Winchester Science Centre