Research Projects with EASA participation

Project name Description Duration EASA agreeement signed

ACASIAS- Advanced Concepts for Aero-Structures with Integrated Antennas and Sensors

http://www.acasias-project.eu/

Answering EU H2020 call.
ACASIAS’ goal is to reduce the fuel consumption of future aircraft by improving aerodynamic performance and by facilitating integration of new and efficient propulsion systems. ACASIAS will help to reduce CO2 and NOx emissions by aircraft and thus help to make aviation more sustainable.

Start: 01/06/2016

End: 31/05/2020   

10/10/2018 

AVIATOR - 
Assessing aViation emission Impact on local Air quality at airports: TOwards Regulation

https://trimis.ec.europa.eu/project/assessing-aviation-emission-impact-local-air-quality-airports-towards-regulation

Answering EU H2020 call.
AVIATOR will develop and deploy across multiple airports, a proof-of-concept low-cost sensor network for the monitoring of ultra-fine particles (UFP), total PM and gaseous species such as NOx and SOx, across airport and surrounding communities.

Start: 01/06/2019

End:
31/05/2022

17/06/2019
DESIRE - Drone Strike on Aircraft – Research Answering to the programme Forschung an Fachhochschulen, Federal Ministry for Education and Research).
The general objective of the collaboration is to assist in the definition of a data base for the evaluation of effects of drone strikes to aircraft structures aiming for the development of possible standards for a testing/simulation environment.

Start: 01/05/2019

End:
31/10/2021

11/06/2019

EUNADICS-AV - European Natural Airborne Disaster Information and Coordination System for Aviation

http://www.eunadics.eu/

Answering EU H2020 call.
EUNADICS-AV focus is on environmental emergency scenarios (airborne hazards). These are considered rare, but with an extremely high impact such as volcano eruptions, nuclear accidents and emergencies and other scenarios where aerosols and certain trace gases are injected into the atmosphere.

Start: 01/10/2016

End:
30/09/2019

 

01/02/2017
FMCD Demonstrator – Future Metallic Cargo Door Demonstrator Answering H2020 (CleanSky2) call.
Initial work on new concepts for Design and Manufacturing focusing on door structures and integration.

 

10/04/2019

ICE GENESIS

https://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/220735/factsheet/en

Answering EU H2020 call.
Develop and validate new 3D generation of simulation means, in order to support innovative ways of design and certification for future air vehicles.

Start:
01/01/2019

End:
31/12/2022

 

MAHEPA – Modular Approach to Hybrid-Electric Propulsion Architecture

https://mahepa.eu/

Answering EU H2020 call.
MAHEPA is developing and flying two new hybrid electric powertrains to enable cleaner, quieter and more efficient aircraft propulsion. Data from flight tests will be used to model future operating scenarios of hybrid electric aviation paving the way towards greener aircraft.

Start: 02/11/2017

End:
30/04/2021

 

MUSIC-haic

http://www.music-haic.eu/

Answering EU H2020 call.
MUSIC-haic aims to deliver a better physical understanding of mixed phase and ice crystal accretion phenomena, a set of improved and better validated models for all the underlying elementary physical processes, as well as 3D multiphysics mature simulation tools (TRL5-6) able to simulate ICI in real conditions and to support pre-design, design and certification of engines and aircraft.

Start:
01/09/2018

End:
31/08/2022

16/10/2018
RoCS -  Rotorcraft Certification by Simulation Answering H2020 (Cleansky2) call.

RoCS aims to define guidelines for the generation of evidence for certification of rotorcraft through piloted flight simulation.

Start:
01/05/2019

End:
30/04/2022

20/05/2019

SAFECLOUDS

https://www.safecloud-project.eu/

Answering EU H2020 call.
SAFECLOUDS develops cutting-edge technologies for aviation safety assurance in a cost-effective manner. SafeClouds proposes a data-driven approach to achieve a deeper understanding of the dynamics of the system, where risks are pro-actively identified and mitigated in a continuous effort to enhance the already excellent European aviation safety records.

Start:
01/10/2016

End:
30/09/2019

16/02/2017
SAFEMODE- Strengthening synergies between Aviation and maritime in the area of human Factors
towards achieving a more Efficient and resilient MODE of transportation.
Answering EU H2020 call.
SAFEMODE aims to correct the lack of good human factors data derived from incident investigations, via improved assessment and management of human risk factors within a Risk Based Design and Operation Framework for maritime and aviation industries by building on the outputs of previous projects.
  14/05/2019

SARAH - (Increased Safety and robust certification for ditching of aircrafts and helicopters)

http://sarah-project.eu/

Answering EU H2020 call.
SARAH aims at establishing novel holistic, simulation-based approaches to the analysis of aircraft ditching. 

Start:
01/10/2016

End:
30/09/2019

14/02/2017

FACTS- Fresh Aircraft

https://www.facts.aero/index.php

DG MOVE contract.
The over-arching objective of the FACTS research is to ascertain potential safety and health risks resulting from the contamination of bleed air in both “CAC-event” and routine flight conditions.

Start:
23/12/2016

End:
22/12/2022

 

SABATAIR - Safe Battery Transport by Air

https://sabatair.vito.be/project

DG MOVE contract.
SABATAIR aims at providing an additional contribution to enhance safety when transporting lithium metal and lithium ion batteries on board a cargo aircraft.

Start:
01/11/2017

End:
01/04/2020

 
ENGAGE Answering H2020 (SESAR) call.
The ENGAGE focus is two-fold: inspiring new researchers and helping to align exploratory and industrial research, through a wide range of activities and financial support actions.

Start:
01/01/2018

End:
31/12/2021

Grant agreement signed Dec 2017

ICARE - International Cooperation in Aviation Research

https://icare-h2020.eu/i/index.php

ICARE pursues to form an integrated universal collaboration strategy for Europe in the field of Aviation Research and Innovation, supporting the Work Programme of Horizon 2020 and beyond.

Start:
01/10/2017

End:
31/03/2020

Grant agreement signed 25/10/2017

OPTICS2

http://www.optics-project.eu/

The OPTICS2 mission is to see if the European Research is on the right track towards Flightpath 2050, the vision for aviation safety and security provided by the Advisory Council for Aviation Research and Innovation in Europe (ACARE). 

Start:
01/10/2017

End:
30/09/2021

Grant agreement signed 25/10/2017