Rolls-Royce and German state partner for hybrid-electric propulsion systems

They have agreed to establish facilities for development, testing and production, creating an industrial ecosystem for hybrid-electric propulsion systems in Dahlewitz and the Lusatia region for the aviation sector

Canada invests $10m in McMaster University’s green automotive and aerospace hub

Called iHub, the facility will support development and testing to incorporate the latest technologies required for the production of next-generation electric and autonomous vehicles and energy efficient and intelligent aircrafts

United Airlines launches venture fund focused on sustainability and travel tech

It will invest in emerging companies that have the potential to ‘influence the future of travel’, with a focus on decarbonising air travel and unlocking advancements in aircraft development and aerospace research

Rolls-Royce starts work on ‘world’s largest’ aerospace engine for more efficient flights

The technology is designed to offer a 25% fuel efficiency improvement compared with the company’s first-generation engine

Aviation leaders launch 100% sustainable fuel emissions study on passenger aircraft

The findings of the study will support efforts currently underway at Airbus and Rolls-Royce to ensure the aviation sector is ready for large-scale use of SAF as part of a wider initiative to decarbonise the industry

Canadian aviation training company CAE achieves carbon-neutrality

It achieved the milestone by continuing to reduce its emissions as well as offsetting its remaining annual carbon emissions by investing in renewable energy certificates

Government invests £300m in aerospace, automotive, pharmaceuticals and food and beverage sectors

The Manufacturing Made Smarter Challenge’s initial £50 million of funding is being granted to 14 manufacturing projects

ENGIE partners with aerospace joint venture to speed up liquid green hydrogen production

The collaboration aims to support the decarbonisation of heavy-duty transport, trains and jets

New £28m UK research hub aims to drive electrical revolution

Researchers who will work closely with industry to address key manufacturing challenges in the production of electrical machines in sectors including aerospace, high value automotive and energy

New aerospace funding to see smart plane tech take to the skies

Around £8m of new financing aims to help develop technologies such as electric planes and smart systems