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NATEC was established by the Universities of Northern England to 'unlock' their knowledge and resources for the UK aerospace industry.

Accessing 200 academics and 300m equipment, NATEC develops new products, new technology and provides an educated workforce. We now have over 40 aerospace businesses at universities and colleges across Northern England.

  • New Products 
  • Manufacturing Technology 
  • Industrial Services
  • Training & Skills

For Industry

NATEC's team of world-renowned experts can provide rapid technical solutions to:

  • Stay ahead of the competition
  • Reduce development costs and risks

For Educational Institutions

  • Apply your knowledge and technologies to real business problems
  • Secure funding for your project: 50k - 500k grants available
  • Gain hands on work experience

Latest News & Events

Production Manager Vacancy

InnoMet Limited seek a dynamic Production Manager to drive its modern and newly created production facility forward.
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Jaguar F1 in Schools National Final

School pupils from over 300 schools across the United Kingdom & Ireland competed for the National Title at London, Olympia on the 12th of January 2004.
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New Quickstep composite manufacturing plant

New Quickstep Composite Manufacturing Plant is being installed at the University of Manchester.
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Secrets in Space Exhibition

Knutsford school reveals secrets of space to thousands of Cheshire Pupils
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University of Manchester achieves ISO 17025 UKAS

The University of Manchester's School of Materials is the only accrediated x-ray residual stress testing laboratory in the world.
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