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27 October 2021

DISCOVERER team shortlisted as finalists

The DISCOVERER team are pleased to announce that they have been shortlisted as finalists for The Engineer UK’s ‘Collaborate to Innovate’ awards, in the Aerospace and Defence category. The winners are expected to be announced in early 2022, so watch this space! Congratulations to the whole team on being shortlisted for this prestigious award. More information about the awards can be found at here.

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13 October 2021

DISCOVERER ‘Women in Aerospace’ Webinar

As part of the celebrations for World Space Week 2021, the DISCOVERER project hosted a webinar on 6th October.

Many thanks to all who attended and presented talks.

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01 October 2021

Technology Transfer Activities – new Master Class video

In our new Master Class video, PD Dr. Georg Herdrich from the University of Stuttgart covers all aspects of technology transfer, from knowledge generation to the transfer of intellectual property (research results and inventions) into patents, and gives examples from the DISCOVERER project itself. Have a look and listen in!

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