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Gridded Ion Engine Standardised Electric Propulsion Platforms (GIESEPP)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

... consortium proposes an innovative activity to develop, build and test to TRL5 the first European Plug and Play Gridded Ion Engine Standardised Electric Propulsion Platform (GIESEPP) to operate Airbus Safran Launchers and QinetiQ Space ion engines. These are the only European ion engines in the 200-700W (LEO) and 5kW (GEO) domains that are space-proven, and the consortium’s intention will be to imp ...
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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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GaN in One Module Integrated Converter for EP systems (GaNOMIC)

Start date: Dec 1, 2016, End date: Nov 30, 2019,

Satellite contractors are permanently looking for cost and performance improvements. This cascades to the PPU, a subsystem having a very high impact on the cost and performance of EP systems.Hence, we propose to focus on the PPU “heart” studying a disruptive power converter, with major innovations complementary to the incremental improvements, beyond the state of the art. We will demonstrate and c ...
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reliAble euRopean Identity EcoSystem (ARIES)

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Feb 28, 2019,

ARIES main goal is to deliver a comprehensive framework for reliable e-identity ecosystem comprising new technologies, processes and security features that ensure highest levels of quality in eID based on trustworthy security documents and biometrics for highly secure and privacy-respecting physical and virtual identity management, with the specific aim to tangibly achieve a reduction in levels of ...
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EUropean CERamic MATerials

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

The aim the European Ceramic Materials (EUCERMAT) project is to significantly contribute to changing the general opinion about ceramics materials in Europe. As a matter of fact, ceramic materials are too often simply associated to great diffusion materials mainly employed as building materials (covering plates factories, glasses for windows... etc.). This narrow and negative image is the main reas ...
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AFLoNext is a four year EC L2 project with the objective of proving and maturing highly promising flow control technologies for novel aircraft configurations to achieve a quantum leap in improving aircraft’s performance and thus reducing the environmental footprint. The project consortium is composed by forty European partners from fifteen countries. The work has been broken down into seven work p ...
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The ability to simulate aerodynamic flows using CFD methods has progressed rapidly over the last decades and has given rise to a change in design processes in aeronautics already. But more improvement is necessary to overcome the (still) existing lack in confidence in CFD usage, based on turbulence modelling. The TILDA project will offer methods and approaches combining advanced and efficient high ...
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"The current trend for data placement shows a steady shift towards ""the cloud"". The advent of cloud storage and computation services however comes at the expense of data security and user privacy. To remedy this, customers nowadays call for end-to-end security whereby only end-users and authorized parties have access to their data and no-one else. This is especially true after the outbreak of da ...
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Engine Module Validators (ENOVAL)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Sep 30, 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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In search for a more competitive, multiple types of aircrafts, IMA based, avionics platform solution, the European aerospace industry has recently initiated the IMA2G paradigm thanks to the EC funded SCARLETT project.This latter successfully validated a first underlying set of IMA2G concepts (Separate Core Processing resources from I/O resources, introduce resource segments typology of electronics ...
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Accelerated Checkpoint Design Integration Test and Evaluation (XP-DITE)

Start date: Sep 1, 2012, End date: Jul 31, 2017,

The aim of the XP-DITE project is to develop, demonstrate and validate a comprehensive, passenger centred approach to the design and evaluation of integrated security checkpoints (CPs) at airports. The approach encompasses a variety of different types of requirements, relating to security, airport operations and societal aspects. An ethical framework will be defined which enables designers and op ...
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FORUM on Aviation and Emissions (FORUM-AE)

Start date: Jul 1, 2013, End date: Jun 30, 2017,

The FORUM-AE coordination action will create a technical specialists european network with all relevant competencies, including academic and industrial partners, linked to key environmental technical issues on aviation emissions.It will address equitably three complementary aspects: environmental impacts (air quality and climate change), technical and technological mitigation solutions (aircraft, ...
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High Altitude Ice Crystals (HAIC)

Start date: Aug 1, 2012, End date: Jan 31, 2017,

Commercial aircraft have been experiencing in-service events while flying in the vicinity of deep convective clouds since at least the early 1990s. Heated probes and engines are the areas of air-craft most prone to mixed phase and glaciated icing threat. In anticipation of regulation changes regarding mixed phase and glaciated icing conditions, the HAIC project will provide the necessary Acceptabl ...
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The project ORIGINS aims to study the security of the extended border and more particularily passport breeder document security. The underlying idea of ORIGINS is to improve the security and therefore to restore the confidence in the application process and issuance of e-passports, by filling the gaps in security of breeder documents. Indeed, while some assurance approaches have been implemented i ...
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Full Aero-thermal Combustor-Turbine interactiOn Research (FACTOR)

Start date: Dec 1, 2010, End date: Nov 30, 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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Privacy Preserving Perimeter Protection Project (P5)

Start date: Aug 1, 2013, End date: Oct 31, 2016,

The goal of the P5 project is an intelligent perimeter proactive surveillance system that works robustly under a wide range of weather and lighting conditions and that has strong privacy preserving features. The system will monitor the region outside the security area of critical buildings and infrastructure, and give early warning if terrestrial or airborne threats are detected. The system will s ...
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Innovative Technology for Fingerprint Live Scanners (INGRESS)

Start date: Nov 1, 2013, End date: Oct 31, 2016,

"The objective of INGRESS is to research, develop and validate innovative technology to take fingerprint images by looking at additional biometrics associated with the finger. The project will pave the way to the manufacturing of innovative fingerprint scanners capable of properly sensing fingerprints of intrinsic very-low quality and/or characterized by superficial skin disorders.The project focu ...
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Thermal Overall Integrated Conception of Aircraft (TOICA)

Start date: Sep 1, 2013, End date: Sep 30, 2016,

Thermal behaviour of aircraft has recently become a crucial subject due to many factors: increasing number of complex systems required by modern, more electric, commercial aircraft, the introduction of hotter engines with higher by-pass ratios, the increased use of composite material in aircraft structures, or the confinement of highly dissipative equipment and systems in smaller areas to earn spa ...
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Virtual prototyping (VP) is a key technology for environmental friendly and cost effective design in the aircraft industry. However, the underlying analysis and simulation tools (for loads, stresses, emissions, noise), are currently applied with a unique set of input data and model variables, although realistic operating conditions are a superposition of numerous uncertainties under which the indu ...
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Critical System Engineering Acceleration (CRYSTAL)

Start date: May 1, 2013, End date: Jul 31, 2016,

CRYSTAL aims at fostering Europe’s leading edge position in embedded systems engineering in particular regarding quality and cost effectiveness of safety-critical embedded systems and architecture platforms.Its overall goal is to enable sustainable paths to speed up the maturation, integration, and cross-sectoral reusability of technological and methodological bricks of the factories for safety-cr ...
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The All-Electric Aircraft is a major target for the next generation of aircraft to lower consumption of non-propulsive power and thus fuel burn. To eliminate hydraulic circuits, pumps and reservoirs, Electro Mechanical Actuators (EMA) are mandatory but now need to meet cost, reliability and weight requirements from the airframers.ACTUATION2015 aims to develop and validate a common set of standard ...
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The headline objective of this project is to develop a suite of advanced sensors, instrumentation and related systems in order to contribute to the development of the next generation of green and efficient gas turbine engines (AAT.2012.1.1-3&4).Sensors are a vital enabling technology for gas turbines and are critical to validation of design tools, new products, engine control, and health monitorin ...
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The AIRBEAM project proposes a situation awareness toolbox for the management of crisis over wide area taking benefit of an optimised set of aerial (unmanned) platforms, including satellites.The number of unmanned air- and space-borne platform available and their associated sensors present a new set of challenges to end users involved in the effective management of emergencies and actions of law e ...
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Secured Urban Transportation - European Demonstration (SECUR-ED)

Start date: Apr 1, 2011, End date: Sep 30, 2014,

"SECUR-ED Project federates, with a delegated management and in a balanced manner, major operators and top industrial integrators to enhance the security of urban public transportation in medium and large cities, through live demonstrations.Based on the best practices, in a very diverse societal and legacy environment, SECUR-ED will aggregate a consistent and interoperable mix of technologies and ...
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OPtimisation for low Environmental Noise impact AIRcraft (OPENAIR)

Start date: Apr 1, 2009, End date: Sep 30, 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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Facing the problem of enhancing the railway security with a systematic top-down approach (i.e. to search for an all-inclusive solution valid for all the conceivable threat scenarios) is judged by PROTECTRAIL members too ambitious even if it could generate potential economies of scale and effort rationalisation. The proposed PROTECTRAIL approach is therefore to split the problem of making the railw ...
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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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Sea Border Surveillance (SeaBILLA)

Start date: Jun 1, 2010, End date: Feb 28, 2014,

The SeaBILLA proposal aims to 1) define the architecture for cost-effective European Sea Border Surveillance systems, integrating space, land, sea and air assets, including legacy systems; 2) apply advanced technological solutions to increase performances of surveillance functions; 3) develop and demonstrate significant improvements in detection, tracking, identification and automated behaviour an ...
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Efficient Integrated Security Checkpoints (EFFISEC)

Start date: May 1, 2009, End date: Jan 31, 2014,

Illegal immigration and illicit material detection is a growing concern at the European borders; in that respect border security checkpoints must be particularly efficient against any kind of threat. If airport checkpoints controls are today technically improving, land and seaport checkpoints differ strongly from airports ones and are more complex to process. During the last years, most of the eff ...
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"The ETCETERA project is a contribution to effective and efficient security research planning on a European level. Its aim is three-fold:1. to develop novel methodologies for future strategic research planning,2. to identify risks and potential benefits associated with Critical Dependencies and Emerging Technologies with security implications, and3. to recommend research plans to deal with these r ...
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"Knowledge for Ignition, Acoustics and Instabilities" (KIAI)

Start date: May 1, 2009, End date: Apr 30, 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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"The actual political, environmental and economical trends applied to air transport lead to move in the future to the All Electric Aircraft. The goal of this concept is to eliminate as many hydraulic power sources and complicated circuit of high-pressure hydraulic lines as possible. The CREAM objective is to reach new high performance and reliability capacities of Electro-Mechanical Actuators in ...
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"The IMG4 project CRESCENDO addresses the Vision 2020 objectives for the aeronautical 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 ...
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In Space Propulsion 1 (ISP-1)

Start date: Sep 1, 2009, End date: Aug 31, 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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"The embedded safety-critical systems design and development industry is facing increasing complexity and variety of systems and devices, coupled with increasing regulatory constraints while costs, performances and time to market are constantly challenged.This has led to a profusion of enablers (new processes, methods and tools), which are neither integrated nor interoperable because they have bee ...
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"The goal of this project is to elaborate an open architecture for the operation of unmanned air-to-ground wide area land and sea border surveillance platforms in Europe. This architecture is based on analysis of concepts and scenarios for UAV-based aerial surveillance of European borders. It takes into account the emerging legislation for insertion of UAS into controlled civil airspace. The techn ...
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SCAlable & ReconfigurabLe Electronics plaTforms and Tools (SCARLETT)

Start date: May 1, 2008, End date: Apr 30, 2012,

"The first generation of Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA1G) has been researched via European funded research projects; PAMELA, NEVADA and VICTORIA. This technology supported a revolutionary step away from federated architectures and their classical bespoke electronics to a modular architecture with common resources. IMA1G was introduced to the market on the A380, A400M and B787 aircraft. IMA1G re ...
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Transmissions in Aircraft on Unique Path wirEs (TAUPE)

Start date: Sep 1, 2008, End date: Feb 29, 2012,

"The technologies for power and data transmissions over unique path wires are strongly developed. The OPERA project made feasible High Speed/High Voltage transmissions for Power Line Communication. The U-Broad project demonstrated that Fast Ethernet (100 Mb/s) can be provided over existing telephone network cabling. But, even if these technologies have been rapidly exploited in the automotive sect ...
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valiDation of Radical Engine Architecture systeMs (DREAM)

Start date: Feb 1, 2008, End date: Jan 31, 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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Green Advanced Space Propulsion (GRASP)

Start date: Dec 1, 2008, End date: Nov 30, 2011,

"Space activities and applications play an important role in strengthening the competitiveness of Europe by scientific progress in the knowledge-based society, and by providing strategic influence and security. Major successful space missions under European leadership have placed ESA and its Member States, the European science community at the forefront. To continue this path Europe must have inde ...
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