Five new EASA research projects go live

Funded by the European Union's Horizon Europe research and innovation programme

EASA awarded contracts for five new research projects, funded by the European Union’s Horizon Europe research and innovation programme. The contracts were concluded following calls for tender launched in 2022 and EASA, as contract manager, will work side by side with the appointed project leaders.

The projects cover the following research topics:

The projects fall under the six research actions that address EASA’s and European Member States’ research needs and requirements related to civil aviation:

  • Lessons-learned from recent accidents / incidents in air transport
  • Safety standards for the introduction of key concepts and technologies
  • Solutions for runway safety
  • Standards supporting the digital transformation of aviation
  • Development of new aviation health safety standards
  • Impact of security measures on safety

More information on EASA’s research activities can be found on EASA’s website ‘Research & Innovation’.