Enterprise solutions

Innovation in business models, organisational processes and strategy is increasingly critical to competitiveness in the aerospace sector. Developments in aerospace, defence and security technologies are generating new challenges for human factors and system design. Changes in customer requirements, market dynamics and public policy require new business responses.


Working closely with leading international aerospace companies and suppliers, governments and European agencies, the Enterprise Solutions Group offers capabilities including:

  • Strategy and leadership
  • Through-life management
  • Human factors
  • Innovative concepts and scenarios
  • Public policy advice

Current Projects

  • Current research on the implications of network enabled capabilities for through-life management in collaboration with BAE Systems & MBDA
  • Supply Chain Management Research Group, sponsored by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply, working with the West of England Aerospace Forum
  • A state of the art human performance modeling capability that is unique in Europe developed in collaboration between the University of Manchester, NASA Ames Research Center and the US Office of Naval Research
  • We have provided expert testimony to European Parliament hearings on European defence procurement and the European Commission’s defence procurement directive

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