SE-UK collaboration next steps

By Saab Aeronautics, GKN Aerospace, Arenor/SMF, Innovair, Vinnova, Other

In connection with the ATI-conference in Birmingham November 19-20, a workshop about the next steps in SE-UK collaboration was held at ATI in London on November 18. At this occasion participants presented posters outlining capabilities and areas that they feel would benefit from UK-Sweden collaboration. These presentations have been joined and are available here.

Vinnova and Innovair together with its UK partners Innovate UK and ATI are currently in the process of finalising the details of the funding call expected to go live in the Spring of 2020.

ICAS 2020 Congress in Shanghai, China 14-18 September 2020.

By Saab Aeronautics, GKN Aerospace, Arenor/SMF, Innovair, Vinnova, Other

The ICAS 2020 Congress will be held 14-18 September 2020 in Shanghai, China.
Read more on the congress website:
Check out the ICAS 2020 sponsor prospectus here.

The ICAS 2022 Congress will be held in Stockholm 4-9 September 2022 hosted by the Swedish Society of Aeronautics and Astronatics (FTF) together with Innovair.

SIP LIGHTer International Conference – Nov 20-21

By Saab Aeronautics, GKN Aerospace, Arenor/SMF, Innovair, Vinnova, Other

Welcome to LIGHTer International Conference – Nov 20-21!

This is where great innovative minds meet, focused on the mission to solve big environmental problems by creating lightweight solutions. The conference is filled with crispy fresh technology results from world-leading researchers and the best companies putting it into the market. Read more here

Warmly welcome!



Innovair/Svenskt Flyg synpunkter på forskningspolitik

By Saab Aeronautics, GKN Aerospace, Arenor/SMF, Innovair, Other

Svenskt Flyg/Innovair har sammanställt ett dokument med synpunkter på regeringens forskningspolitik. Dokumentet är ett inspel inför nästa forskningspolitiska proposition som nu förbereds. Fem strategiska satsningar föreslås för att ytterligare förbättra det svenska innovationssystemet innefattande den forskningspolitiska inriktningen.

  • Komplettera de strategiska innovationsprogrammen med strategiska forskningsprogram for att skapa kompletta innovationssystem
  • Fortsätt/utöka satsningen på testbäddar
  • Skapa en anslagsstruktur for konkurrensneutralitet hos institut och UoH
  • Skapa departementsövergripande samverkan för optimala nationella beslut
  • Stärk den internationella flygforskningen

Hela dokumentet kan laddas ner här: Inspel forskningspolitik Svenskt Flyg-Innovair 191025

FT2019 Congress – Plenary Lectures & Technical Presentations available

By Saab Aeronautics, GKN Aerospace, Arenor/SMF, Innovair, Vinnova, Other

The FT2019 congress, arranged by the Swedish Society for Aeronautics and Astronautics (FTF) in cooperation with INNOVAIR, was very successful and well attended with 330+ national as well as international participants. The Final Programme is available here.

The excellent Plenary Presentations are already available on this link, and the majority of the Technical Presentations in the parallel sessions are available via this link.

Some pictures from FT2019 are available here.

We thank the speakers, our partners and exhibitors, for their contributions and support, who made the Congress possible and outstanding. We look forward to seeing you all again at ICAS 2022 in Stockholm 4-9 September 2022.



Swedish Aeronautics & Space Seminar 2019 Brussels 17 October

By Saab Aeronautics, GKN Aerospace, Arenor/SMF, Innovair, Other

Swedish Aeronautics & Space Seminar 2019

Read a summary (in Swedish) from this event on the SAI website.

Announcement of event below.

17 October 2019: 17.00 – 21.00
Venue: Nordic House, Rue du Luxembourg 3, 1000 Brussels

The four main associations representing Swedish aeronautics, space and defence industries are proud to invite you to the 3rd Annual Swedish Aeronautics and Space seminar. AeroSpace industries around Europe are facing an increasingly transformative market. On the one hand facing increasing global competition and on the other hand is fully dedicated to supporting the development of greener technologies to meet the challenges presented by climate change. The EU has a pivotal role on the global stage, in providing technological and competitive leadership in the AeroSpace sector.

With a new legislative term just started, the Swedish aeronautics, space and defence industries would like to demonstrate how the sector can contribute in both developing competitive technologies as well as solutions to reducing the environmental footprint of the AeroSpace sector in Europe and globally, with the support of the EU and its affiliated programmes.


  • Welcome and introduction
  • Presentations 
  • Cocktail and light buffet
  • Exhibition of Swedish aeronautics, space and defence industries


  • Matthias Petschke, Director of EU Satellite Navigation Programs at DG-GROW, European Commission
  • Sara Skyttedal, MEP, Member of the Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE)
  • Henrik Runnemalm, Director for Research and Technology at GKN Aerospace
  • Ron van Manen, Programme Manager, Clean Sky