AERTEC Solutions is an international engineering and consultancy specialised in aeronautics. It was founded in 1997 and today carries out activities in the aviation sector, the aeronautical industry and aerospace & defence systems. Our project references cover more than 160 airports across 44 countries in five continents.
We are currently a Tier 1 supplier for Airbus Group for manufacturing engineering services and programme management for theircommercial and military aircraft. We also participate in the world’s largest aerospace programmes, such as the A350XWB, the A400M, A320 or A330MRTT, among others. Our products include lightweight tactical RPAS vehicles, designed in-house with our own technology.These products include the TARSIS 70 and TARSIS 25, for observation and surveillance missions. Our workforce is made up of over 650 professional aeronautics experts, with offices in Spain, the UK, Germany, Colombia and the USA.
As one of the countries that was key to the creation of Airbus, Germany has a rich history of aircraft design and construction and is home to some of Airbus’ largest and most important operations. In addition to extensive work in the commercial aircraft and rotorcraft sectors, Airbus develops cutting-edge technologies and tailor-made products that reinforce national security, including military helicopters, satellite programmes for secure military communications and the Eurofighter – Europe’s world-class multirole fighter jet.
ArianeGroup is a world leader in access to space, working for its institutional and commercial customers and Europe’s strategic independence.
Its activities cover the entire life-cycle of a launcher: design, development, production, operation and commerical service. ArianeGroup builds and operates Ariane 5, the most reliable launcher on the commercial market today, and is developping the next-generation Ariane 6 launcher, for which it is the design authority.
ArianeGroup has acquired a high expertise in the most cutting-edge technologies. ArianeGroup leverages all of this expertise, the unique knowledge of the teams, into benefiting the space, defense, energy, and other industrial sectors, with high value-added products, equipment and services.
The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is the national aeronautics and space research centre of the Federal Republic of Germany. Its extensive research and development work in aeronautics, space, energy, transport, security and digitalisation is integrated into national and international cooperative ventures.
Management of large European collaborative projects experts
ERDYN is a specialist in research and innovation consulting since 1984. As a French leader in this sector, we offer high added-value servicesfrom strategy formulation to operational implementation and evaluation for all actors in innovation ecosystems: companies, from start-ups to multinationals, research and higher education organisations, and public authorities.
Erdyn’s involvement in European projects dates back to the 1990s. Numerous expertise and support missions were provided to laboratories,SMEs, enterprises in different fields such as Defence, Transport, ICT, Energy, Environment, Materials and Production technologies, Health etc., in the framework of FP7, Horizon 2020 and PADR projects. Erdyn also supports several European research and innovationprojects as a partner in charge of management and ensures with the coordinators the smooth running of the projects through their lifetime.
Institute of Photonics and Electronics, Czech Academy of Sciences
Optronics and laser technology developers
The Institute of Photonics and Electronics of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IPE) is a public research institution founded in 1954. Today it carries outresearch activities in fibre lasers, biosensors, bioelectrodynamics, and nano-optics. In the field of fibre lasers, we are investigating ways of improving pumping efficiency of rare-earth (Yb, Er, Tm, Ho) doped fibres, wavelength conversion processes, short-pulseand high-power generation, laser stability and diffractive optical elements.
The Belgian company John Cockerill designs, integrates, modernizes and maintains industrial equipment and complexes, particularly for defense. John Cockerill defense is the world leader in high-powered gun turrets for light and medium armoured vehicles. The company is also active in simulation systems (embedded or not).
LEONARDO offers products and services and integrates solutions that can cover every possible operating scenario: air, land, sea, space and cyberspace. LEONARDO invests in technologies that can benefit both military and civilian markets, developing dual-use and multi-functional systems for a variety of applications.
Military University of Technology (WAT) in Warsaw is a military, academic polytechnic university operating since 1951. As a public university supervised by the Minister of National Defence, the University educates students and conducts scientific research as well as implementation and modernization works in the field of technical and military sciences.
Office National d’Etudes et de Recherches Aérospatiales
Optronics and laser technology developers
ONERA is a central player in aeronautical and space research. It is placed under the supervision of the Ministry of the Armed Forces.
As a state expert, ONERA prepares the defence of tomorrow, responds to the aeronautical and space challenges of the future, and contributes to the competitiveness of the aerospace industry. ONERA masters all the disciplines and technologies in the aerospace field.
STELAR is a start-up established in Hamburg (Germany) that aims to promote education and research through the implementation of scientific courses and research projects and the award of research contracts.
STELAR is specialised in research on legal assessment methods for “Privacy by Design” of new security technologies and privacy management systems for manufacturers of ICT products and related service providers.
Nederlandse Organisatie voor Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek
End-users relationships experts
TNO, the Netherlands Organisation for applied scientific research, is one of the major internationally oriented contract research and technology organisations in Europe. TNO functions as an intermediary between basic research organisations and industry. By translating scientific knowledge into practical applications, TNO contributes to strengthening the innovation capacity of businesses and government.
TNO carries out research in order to achieve impact on the following seven themes: Defence, Safety and Security, Healthy Living, Industrial Innovation, Transport and Mobility, Energy, Built Environment and Information Society. The Defence, Safety and Security departments of TNO provide advice and support to governments, industries and governmental organizations on all aspects of military operations. More specifically, in the munitions and weapons sector, TNO is specialized in the assessment and development of technologies and systems crucial to achieve mission success.
At the heart of Europe, the University of Limoges is an important multidisciplinary higher education cluster in an environment more conducive to scientific development.
XLIM is a multidisciplinary research institute in the domain of electronics and microwaves, optics and photonics, CAD, mathematics, computer sciences and image processing for the application in secured environments, biotechnology and health, energy control and saving.