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Innovation is the key to increasing competitiveness for UK businesses according to Aston University who have recently approved an application from Lichfield engineering company, AIE (UK) Ltd to receive funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to access external expertise for innovation development. The Innovation Voucher Scheme has allowed AIE (UK) Ltd as West […]

  • 28th May, 2014
Aston University Innovation Voucher Scheme Boosts Testing Capabilities

Lichfield, Staffordshire: The future of low carbon technology for vehicles took a positive step forward thanks to a valuable networking opportunity organised by worldwide business community, the Motorsport Industry Association who joined forces with a number of reputable associations including the Niche Vehicle Network, Productiv and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles to deliver The High […]

  • 15th May, 2014
AIE Low Carbon Technology Meets Demands at HPLC 2014

Advanced propulsion technologies were some of the latest innovations highlighted at the Niche Vehicle Network Symposium 2014 which took place this year on the 18th March at the Heritage Motor Centre at Gaydon, UK. The impressive event was opened by John Wood, Chairman of the Niche Vehicle Network association who welcomed over 180 delegates; bringing […]

  • 18th March, 2014
AIE Share Successes at NVN Symposium 2014

Can a Wankel Rotary engine officially be classed as efficient and reliable? As rotary engine specialists working on a revolutionary new cooling concept, AIE (UK) Ltd are now able to answer the question that will forever change perceptions of rotary engines as power units for unmanned vehicles and automotive applications. The answer came with the […]

  • 22nd February, 2014
AIE Tests First Clean-Sheet Designed Rotary Engine

Following the installation of a market-leading Prop Test Cell, Advanced Innovative Engineering (AIE) have added a state-of-the-art Dyno Test Cell to their premises in Lichfield. The company, who design, develop and build market-leading rotary engines using patented technology, already use a computer controlled Prop Test Cell to develop their engines. While this test cell helps […]

  • 13th January, 2014
AIE install advanced Dyno Test Cell installation to aid development of world-class rotary engines

The new premises for rotary engine manufacturers, AIE (UK) Ltd in Lichfield has received its final transformation as the latest investment in state-of-the-art tooling equipment is officially installed. With the headquarters of AIE already boasting dedicated build areas, test cells and material stores, the finalisation of the tool room facilities establish AIE as one of […]

  • 15th November, 2013
Latest Tooling Equipment Shapes Future for Rotary Engine Manufacturers

The future of rotary engines for use in reliable, efficient propulsion systems has reached yet another milestone this week as Advanced Innovative Engineering (UK) Ltd successfully completed the testing of a new concept in cooling system technology. The new revolutionary Compact SPARCS liquid-cooled technology or Self-Pressurising-Air Rotor Cooling System is the result of AIE’s commitment […]

  • 24th October, 2013
Success for the First-Ever Compact SPARCS Rotary Engine  

Precision engineering requires intricate parts made to exact measurements. To be a market-leader in the engineering industry it’s essential that your components work in perfect harmony. AIE aims to be the world leader in efficient and long lasting rotary engines and has therefore invested in a state-of-the-art balancing machine to ensure its products are of […]

  • 24th October, 2013
AIE continues investment in world-class technology with the installation of a new balancing machine

AIE, the world-class engineering firm specialising in the design and manufacture of rotary engines, have been awarded a significant grant to continue their cutting-edge work. The Niche Vehicle Network have awarded AIE a grant to develop their Compound Rotary Engine for Electric Vehicles (CREEV) unit, designed to improve the fuel efficiency while lessening the environmental […]

  • 13th September, 2013
AIE awarded grant to develop efficient and eco-friendly rotary engines

An article entitled ‘The Hidden Life of Drones’ is to be published in the July/August 2013 issue of Maintenance and Engineering Magazine featuring AIE’s own Managing Director, Nathan Bailey. The magazine which has a bi-monthly circulation of 12,200 is a quality publication that prides itself on publishing in-depth, technical articles that are relevant to today’s […]

  • 1st August, 2013
Maintenance and Engineering Magazine Interviews AIE’s Nathan Bailey


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