Fuel & Systems Integrated Research (FSIR)

Lead Participant: Airbus Operations Limited


The FSIR project is a significant and differentiating collaboration between Airbus and the following partners and contributors:
• Aston University
• Atlantic Inertial Systems
• AIRBUS GROUP Innovation
• Eaton
• Manchester University
• Meggitt
• Rolls Royce
• Shell
• Ultra
The project will focus on the development of the next generation of fuel systems and enabling technologies and capabilities. These new technologies will supply current and future Airbus aircraft with the means to improve product competitiveness, reduce costs to operators and reduce emissions in-line with key industry targets. The project will form a key component of the research within the Aerospace Technology Institute in the development of the next generation of fuel and inerting systems technologies.

Lead Participant

Project Cost

Grant Offer

Airbus Operations Limited, BRISTOL £3,302,409 £ 1,366,206


Airbus Group Limited, LONDON £667,577 £ 333,789
Aston University, United Kingdom £200,995 £ 200,995
Ultra Electronics Holdings Plc, MIDDLESEX £353,752 £ 176,876
Eaton Aerospace Limited, TITCHFIELD £1,495,802 £ 747,901
Shell Research Limited £207 £ 104
The Victoria University of Manchester £301,600 £ 301,600


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