Through Lift Off, any company working in the aerospace supply chain and based in the West Midlands could be eligible for grants of up to pounds 30,000.
Aerospace supply companies interested in Lift Off should ring Bob Reeve on 0121 601 6718.
TAKING SHAPE: Jet Blades managing director Mark Kirby looks to a five-axis future thanks to the MAS-WM Lift Off programme for aerospace supply companies
A programme like Lift Off means we can get funding for expert advice and consultancy and hopefully that will mean we can get the investment we need to become more competitive in a difficult market.
Lift Off is run by the Manufacturing Advisory Service West Midlands.
Our aim with Lift Off is to make the funding as accessible to businesses like this as we can to make the maximum impact across the region.
The launch team postponed the potentially record-breaking journey just hours before the balloon was to lift off.
Piccard and Verstraeten, along with Andy Elson of Britain, intend to lift off from the Chateau d'Oex on Thursday.
The five Delta III launches also will lift off from the Cape.
The Sea Launch vehicles will lift off from a platform in the Pacific Ocean.
Space Shuttle Columbia is scheduled to lift off
on Thursday, Sept.