We are AIRTO

AIRTO is the Association for Innovation, Research and Technology Organisations, the foremost membership body for organisations operating in the UK’s innovation, research and technology sector.

We assist members to network and engage collectively, we encourage enterprise, forge links and progress dialogue with key decision makers in government and industry, along with providing a forum for our members to share best practice.

Oxford Economics report

The Innovation, Research and Technology (IRT) sector continues to punch well above its weight in the national economy, as shown by an independent study conducted by Oxford Economics.

Our members

Our members have a presence around the world. They typically supply business-to-business and government services such as R&D, consultancy, validation and testing, multi-client project inception and management, incubation and financing.

Latest news

July 23, 2018

NPL forms part of Mayor’s specialist team to tackle air pollution in London

NPL forms part of Mayor’s specialist team to tackle air pollution in London

UK Cyber Security Challenge HMGCC and QinetiQ Qualifier

UK Cyber Security Challenge HMGCC and QinetiQ Qualifier

NNL scientists harness space particles to detect radioactive material

NNL scientists harness space particles to detect radioactive material

Upcoming members' events

September 27, 2018

Health & Safety Interest Group

Rotherham

November 12, 2018

Marketing and communications

Cambridge

Find further information and more events in our members' area