08 August 2011

Research on Transport and Aeronautics

Research funding in the field of Transports (including Aeronatics)
Deadline: 1st December 2011

MAIN AREAS OF INTERVENTION:
CHALLENGE 1. ECO-INNOVATION
ACTIVITY:THE GREENING OF AIR TRANSPORT
AREA: GREEN AIRCRAFT
  • Flight physics
  • Aerostructures
  • Propulsion
  • Systems and equipment
  • Avionics
AREA: ECOLOGICAL PRODUCTION AND MAINTENANCE
  • Production
  • Maintenance and disposal
AREA: GREEN AIR TRANSPORT OPERATIONS
  • Flight and Air Traffic Management
  • Airports
  • Demonstration of breakthrough sub-system enabling high overall pressure ratio engines.
CHALLENGE 2. SAFE AND SEAMLESS MOBILITY
ACTIVITY: INCREASING TIME EFFICIENCY
AREA: TIME EFFICIENT AIR TRANSPORT OPERATIONS
  • Airports
ACTIVITY: ENSURING CUSTOMER SATISFACTION AND SAFETY
AREA:PASSENGER FRIENDLY CABIN
  • Noise and vibration
  • Systems and equipment
AREA: AIRCRAFT SAFETY
  • Aerostructures
  • Systems and equipment
  • Human factors
  • Propulsion: tolerance to particle ingestion
  • Innovative approach to helicopter safety
AREA: OPERATIONAL SAFETY
  • Design systems and tools
  • Maintenance
  • Airports
  • Human factors
  • Integrated approach to safe flights under icing conditions.
  • Integrated approach and demonstration of safe operations under crew peak workload / reduced crew configuration.
ACTIVITY:PROTECTION OF AIRCRAFT AND PASSENGERS
AREA: AIRCRAFT SECURITY
  • Aerostructures

CHALLENGE 3: COMPETITIVENESS THROUGH INNOVATION
ACTIVITY: IMPROVING COST EFFICIENCY
AREA: AIRCRAFT DEVELOPMENT COST
  • Design systems and tools
  • Aerostructures
  • Systems and equipment
  • Avionics
  • Production
AREA: AIRCRAFT OPERATIONAL COST
  • Flight Physics
  • Aerostructures
  • Systems
  • Maintenance and repair
AREA: AIR TRANSPORT SYSTEM OPERATIONAL COST
  • Design systems and tools
  • Human factors
  • Integrated approach and demonstration to lean manufacturing of metal, composite and hybrid aircraft / engine structures
ACTIVITY: PIONEERING THE AIR TRANSPORT OF THE FUTURE
CROSS-CUTTING ACTIVITIES
  • European Air Transport System scenario elaboration and trend assessment capability.
  • Attracting young Europeans to future careers in the field of aeronautics.
  • Supporting organisation of conferences and events of special relevance to Aeronautics and Air Transport research
  • Assessment of the potential insertion of unmanned aerial system in the air transport system.
  • Efficient airports for Europe
  • Airport centred co-modality and intermodality
  • Facilitating access to aircraft for disabled people