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34 European Projects Found

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"Tourregio/Education for tour operators"

Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 Aug 2017,

... edge and attitudes) of 1o representatives of travel agencies/travel agents, especially in the area of incoming tourism and development of one package offer using other relevant industries (avio industry, transport companies etc). INDIRECT LONG TERM IMPACT FOR ORGANISATIONS- improved the quality of services of Macedonian agencies and accordingly to that, to promote professionalism in their envi ...
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RealTime Monitoring Power Reduction Gearbox (RTMGear)

Start date: 15 Sep 2014, End date: 14 Oct 2016,

... ve efficiency, without the penalties of any duct drag.Along with several engine subsystems and technologies that are being developed in the scope of SAGE2, conducted by several Clean Sky ITD leaders, Avio Propulsione Aerospaziale is responsible for the power gearbox, which is the focus of this bidding activity.As an innovative high efficiency power gearbox is being developed, it is very important ...
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For decades, most of the aviation research activities have been focused on the reduction of noise and NOx and CO2 emissions. However, emissions from aircraft gas turbine engines of non-volatile PM, consisting primarily of soot particles, are of international concern today. Despite the lack of knowledge toward soot formation processes and characterization in terms of mass and size, engine manufactu ...
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There is an increasing demand for advanced materials with temperature capability in highly corrosive environments for aerospace. Rocket nozzles of solid/hybrid rocket motors must survive harsh thermochemical and mechanical environments produced by high performance solid propellants (2700-3500°C). Thermal protection systems (TPS) for space vehicles flying at Mach 7 must withstand projected service ...
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GREEN ADVANCED HIGH ENERGY PROPELLANTS FOR LAUNCHERS (GRAIL)

Start date: 01 Feb 2015, End date: 31 Jan 2018,

Solid rocket motors are today the most cost effective, competitive and reliable propulsion technology for space launch systems. State of the art solid rocket propellants are based on the oxidizer ammonium perchlorate, AP, and aluminium powder, embedded in a polymer binder matrix. Unfortunately, AP has a negative impact on the environment and on personal health due to ozone depletion, thyroid gland ...
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Borealis project presents an advanced concept of machine for powder deposition additive manufacturing and ablation processes that integrates 5 AM technologies in a unique solution. The machine is characterized by a redundant structures constituted by a large portal and a small PKM enabling the covering of a large range of working cube and a pattern of ejective nozzles and hybrid laser source targe ...
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Engine Module Validators (ENOVAL)

Start date: 01 Oct 2013, End date: 30 Sep 2017,

The ENOVAL project will provide the next step of engine technologies to achieve and surpass the ACARE 2020 goals on the way towards Flightpath 2050. ENOVAL completes the European 7th Framework Programme (FP7) roadmap of Level 2 aero engine projects. ENOVAL will focus on the low pressure system of ultra-high by-pass ratio propulsion systems (12 < BPR < 20) in conjunction with ultra high overall pre ...
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Low Emissions Core-Engine Technologies (LEMCOTEC)

Start date: 01 Oct 2011, End date: 30 Jun 2017,

The main objective of the LEMCOTEC project will be the improvement of core-engine thermal efficiency by increasing the overall pressure ratio (OPR) to up to 70 leading to a further reduction of CO2. Since NOx increases with OPR, combustion technologies have to be further developed, at the same time, to at least compensate for this effect. The project will attain and exceed the ACARE targets for 20 ...
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The overarching goal of AMAZE is to rapidly produce large defect-free additively-manufactured (AM) metallic components up to 2 metres in size, ideally with close to zero waste, for use in the following high-tech sectors namely: aeronautics, space, automotive, nuclear fusion and tooling.Four pilot-scale industrial AM factories will be established and enhanced, thereby giving EU manufacturers and en ...
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Engine Breakthrough Components and Subsystems (E-BREAK)

Start date: 01 Oct 2012, End date: 31 Mar 2017,

Future aero engines will need to be more efficient and contribute to the reduction on environmental impact of air transportation. They must reach some standards of performance by reducing emissions and creating some savings on operation costs.EIMG consortium has launched since several years some initiatives to develop future engines in the frame of the European Committee research programmes.Within ...
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Full Aero-thermal Combustor-Turbine interactiOn Research (FACTOR)

Start date: 01 Dec 2010, End date: 30 Nov 2016,

To achieve lower Specific Fuel Consumption (SFC) and CO2/NOx emissions, modern turbomachineries operate at high velocities and high temperature conditions. The lack of confidence in the prediction of combustor-turbine interactions leads to apply extra safety margins on components design. Therefore, the understanding of combustor-turbine flow field interactions is mandatory to preserve High Pressur ...
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CORSAIR project is a wide investigation concerning the capabilities of Cold Spray Technology for maintenance and repair of aeronautic frames and components. Today, deep and systematic investigation in Cold Spray is required to better understand the capabilities and fully validate the technology in aeronautics. In this scenario, the activities planned in CORSAIR project are (1) Explore the real cap ...
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The ExoMet proposal revolves around innovative liquid metal engineering and the application of external physical fields, in order to significantly influence the microstructures and properties of light alloys, such as aluminium and magnesium. Three types of external fields will be explored, namely: electromagnetic, ultrasonic and intensive mechanical shearing.To meet the future EU challenges of lig ...
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Efficient Systems and Propulsion for Small Aircraft (ESPOSA)

Start date: 01 Oct 2011, End date: 30 Jun 2016,

The ESPOSA project will develop and integrate novel design and manufacture technologies for a range of small gas turbine engines up to approx. 1000 kW to provide aircraft manufacturers with better choice of modern propulsion units. It will also deal with engine related systems which contribute to the overall propulsion unit efficiency, safety and pilot workload reduction. Through the newly develop ...
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"The core concept of Accelerated Metallurgy is to deliver an integrated pilot-scale facility for the combinatorial synthesis and testing of many thousands of unexplored alloy formulations. This facility would be the first of its kind in the world and would represent a significant advance for metallurgy. The novel technology that enables this HTT facility is based on automated, direct laser deposit ...
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The environmental benefits of low emissions lean burn technology in reducing NOx emissions up to 80% will only be effective when these are deployed to a large range of new aero-engine applications. While integrating and developing low emission combustion design rules, IMPACT-AE will deliver novel combustor design methodologies for advanced engine architectures and thermodynamic cycles. It will sup ...
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Advanced Ablation Characterization and Modelling (ABLAMOD)

Start date: 01 Jan 2013, End date: 31 Dec 2015,

... ilable, and the development of new materials is performed, essentially, by an iterative trial-and-error process. This is due to the absence of validated predictive models for ablative material behaviour – models are tuned to bulk material properties from tests. For each new material, this tuning has to be redone because the models are not of sufficiently high fidelity to be able to make even small ...
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Research on Core Noise Reduction (RECORD)

Start date: 01 Jan 2013, End date: 31 Dec 2015,

In order to achieve the greening of the European air transport with the deployment of low emission and low noise propulsion systems the reduction of core noise plays an important role. The ability to design low core noise aero-engines requires the development of reliable prediction tools. This development demands extensive research with dedicated experimental test cases and sophisticated numerical ...
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Fuel Injector Research for Sustainable Transport (FIRST)

Start date: 01 Dec 2010, End date: 30 Nov 2014,

FIRST will deliver key enabling technologies for combustion emission reduction by developing improved design tools and techniques for modelling and controlling fuel sprays and soot.Aviation’s environmental impact must be reduced to allow sustainable growth to benefit European industry and society. This is captured in ACARE’s 2020 goals of reducing CO2 by 50%, NOx by 80% and in SRA1/2 proposed redu ...
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OPtimisation for low Environmental Noise impact AIRcraft (OPENAIR)

Start date: 01 Apr 2009, End date: 30 Sep 2014,

Reducing noise from aircraft operations perceived by airport neighbouring communities is a major challenge facing the aircraft manufacturing industry, social society and the air transport business. By adopting a whole aircraft approach based on the latest developments in active / adaptive technologies, flow control techniques and advances in computational aero-acoustics applied to the major causes ...
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"The goal of ERICKA is to directly contribute to reductions in aircraft engine fuel consumption with a targeted contribution of 1% reduction in SFC relative to engines currently in service. The fuel efficiency of a jet engine used for aircraft propulsion is dependent on the performance of many key engine components. One of the most important is the turbine whose efficiency has a large influence ...
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High Performance Solid Propellants for In-Space Propulsion (HISP)

Start date: 01 Mar 2011, End date: 28 Feb 2014,

"The objective of this project is to significantly reduce the time, cost and mass required for spacecrafts to reach their destinations. This is directly linked to their propulsion systems. The only way to significantly improve the performance of a propulsion system is to develop propellants with higher specific impulse.The objective of the project will be met by developing a high performance solid ...
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Flutter-Free Turbomachinery Blades (FUTURE)

Start date: 01 Jul 2008, End date: 30 Jun 2013,

"FUTURE brings together European and international well reputed centres-of-excellence in order to reach major scientific & technical objectives in striving towards flutter-free turbomachine blades. By advancing the state-of-the-art in flutter prediction capabilities and design rules, the FUTURE project will lead to benefits in terms of decreased development cost, reduced weight and fuel consumptio ...
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"Knowledge for Ignition, Acoustics and Instabilities" (KIAI)

Start date: 01 May 2009, End date: 30 Apr 2013,

"For the time being, the European engine industry does not have at its disposal methodologies adapted to predict the unsteady behaviour of low NOx combustors. Consequently and in order to be able to set up the development of low NOx technologies, KIAI will deliver reliable unstationary CFD tools which will allow a deep comprehension of unsteady phenomena. The main objective of the KIAI project is ...
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Turboshaft Engine Exhaust Noise Identification (TEENI)

Start date: 01 Apr 2008, End date: 31 Mar 2013,

"Helicopters can generate a large amount of external noise, as their traditional missions –rescue, medical, law enforcement– are very close to populated areas. As emphasised in ACARE SRA2, increasing rotorcraft missions in the public vicinity should not lead to increasing public disturbance. Turboshaft engine is known as a major contributor to exterior noise for take-off conditions. ACARE SRA2 ob ...
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"Due to continuous efforts through past and ongoing European projects, lean combustion by means of internally staged injectors now appears to be the promising technology for obtaining the required emission reductions compatible with a sustainable growth of aviation transport. (cf ACARE 2020) Recognising that putting into service such a technology as soon as possible is the only way to effectively ...
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Advanced flexible automation cell (FLEXA)

Start date: 01 Jun 2008, End date: 30 Nov 2012,

"Truly flexible automation of -low volume, -high value per part components, -managing quality assurance aspect throughout the value chain is a key research area for the manufacturing and production community in Europe. The FLEXA project has identified key elements for delivering advancement in this area. The key areas of research will be; cell design solutions in line with product design decisions ...
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... utical industry by contributing significantly to the fulfilment of three specific targets of the aeronautical industry’s Strategic Research Agenda. CRESCENDO will develop the foundations for the Behavioural Digital Aircraft (BDA), taking experience and results from VIVACE, and integrating these into a federative system and building the BDA on top of them. Main components of the BDA are: the Model ...
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"Air traffic is predicted to grow by 5% per year in the short and medium term. Technology ad-vances are required to achieve this growth without unacceptable levels of noise. FLOCON addresses this issue by reducing fan noise at source through the development of innovative concepts based on flow control technologies. FLOCON is aimed primarily at reducing fan broadband noise. This is one of the most ...
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In Space Propulsion 1 (ISP-1)

Start date: 01 Sep 2009, End date: 31 Aug 2012,

"In Space Propulsion 1 was set up to improve the fundamental knowledge and the techniques which are necessary to allow Europe to implement new ambitious space programs involving cryogenic propulsion. It concentrates on liquid oxygen, liquid hydrogen, and liquid methane propellants, and the anticipated progress will address - LOX methane combustion - heat and propellant management - materials tribo ...
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Alternative Fuels and Biofuels for Aircraft Development (ALFA-BIRD)

Start date: 01 Jul 2008, End date: 30 Jun 2012,

"ALFA-BIRD aims at developing the use of alternative fuels in aeronautics. In a context where the price of oil is increasing and with impact of fossil fuels on climate change, the sustainable growth of the civil aviation is conditioned by the respect of the environment. In this context, using biofuels and alternative fuels in aeronautics is a great challenge, since the operational constraints (e.g ...
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"ACCENT addresses the relevance to the call 7.1: “Aeronautics and Air Transport” by “Improving Cost efficiency” and quality of safety critical aircraft engine components. The manufacture of safety critical rotating components in modern aero engines is by nature very conservative. In order to achieve the required engine performance, thermal and mechanical stresses are pushed to the maximum, which i ...
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valiDation of Radical Engine Architecture systeMs (DREAM)

Start date: 01 Feb 2008, End date: 31 Jan 2012,

"Since the publication of the ACARE goals, the commercial and political pressure to reduce CO2 has increased considerably. DREAM is the response of the aero-engine community to this pressure. The first major DREAM objective is to design, integrate and validate new engine concepts based on open rotor contra-rotating architectures to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions 7% beyond the ACARE 2020 ...
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"Nowadays, chemical propulsion is based on solid (launch applications like first stage booster) or liquid technologies (upper stage engines). Complementary, hybrid propulsion technology, as defined in ORPHEE (Operational Research Project on Hybrid Engine in Europe), appears as a new generation of advanced space transportation system. Engines based on this innovative propulsion concept provide adva ...
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