Airbus Group - Airbus Group Innovations (AGI-G)

Airbus Group is a global market leader with decades of expertise in aerospace, defence and related products and services founded on 10 July 2000 by DaimlerChrysler Aerospace GmbH, Aerospatiale Matra S.A. and Construciones Aeronáuticas (CASA). Since then Airbus Group has become the largest aerospace and defence company in Europe and is currently the second largest worldwide having generated revenues of € 49.1 billion and employed a workforce of over 133,000 in 2011. Together, Airbus Group has more than 40 years of experience in this business.

Airbus Group promotes cutting-edge technologies and scientific excellence to contribute to global progress and to deliver solutions for the challenges posed by such societal issues as environmental protection, mobility, defence and security, and safety. This division- wide research and technology network is known as Airbus Group Innovations.

Airbus Group Innovations

Airbus Group Innovations is the research & technology production facility of the Airbus Group. With sites in France, Germany, China, Russia, Spain, Singapore, UK and a workforce of more than 700, it provides world-class capabilities in aeronautics, defence and space research topics. Consistent with the Airbus Group research & technology strategy and covering the skills and technology fields that are of critical importance to the Airbus Group. Airbus Group Innovations is organized in several transnational Technical Capability Centres including Composites Technologies, Structures Engineering, Production & Aeromechanics, and Sensors, Electronics and Systems Integration. Airbus Group Innovations is an operational and strategic entity for the creation of added value by technology innovation. It fosters technological excellence and business orientation through the sharing of competences and means between the various partners of Airbus Group and it develops and maintain partnerships with world-famous schools, universities and research centres.

Role in the project

Airbus Group Innovations is one of the main industrial partners within this project doing research from the industrial side and providing end-user information.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 636494.

This project is endorsed by the European Aeronautics Science Network - EASN.

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