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CATER @ the 4th EASN International Workshop on Flight Physics and Aircraft Design


The European Aeronautics Science Network has announced that the 4th out of a series of annual specialized Workshops, this time in the fields of Flight Physics and Aircraft Design, will be held on October 27-29, 2014 in Aachen, Germany in the premises of RWTH Aachen University. In the frame of EASN Association’s knowledge and innovation […]

CATER @ 3rd EASN Workshop on Aerostructures


The presence of the CATER project has been shown during the 3rd annual International EASN Workshop on Aerostructures, held on October 9th-11th, 2013 in Milan – Italy. In particular, CATER was represented in this event by its Coordinator, Dr. Aniello Napolitano (SESM), who presented an overview of this Coordination and Support Action, including its concept, […]

ACARE/DGLR European Aviation Technology Convention, BERLIN 4-5 November, 2014


In cooperation with the Advisory Council of Aviation Research & Innovation in Europe (ACARE) and supported by the European Commission, the German Aerospace Association DGLR in cooperation with its European partner organisations of CEAS, organises a European two-days conference designed as a platform for high level representatives of the European Commission and Member States, research […]

Time Efficiency and Air Travel in Europe


James Cogan, PNO consultant, has delivered a paper regarding the Time Efficiency and Air Travel in Europe, “all about more planes and more routes, faster planes, better access to airports and making sure people get through the arrivals process without queues”. The article can be downloaded here .

CATER delivers first deliverable


CIAOTECH has delivered the first CATER output, the “Overall functional and technical specifications” of the ICT tools that will be used to support the CATER project. This includes the public website, the CATER Search and Knowledge Management Environment (CASK) and the CATER private area. The deliverable can be accessed here .

CATER project launched


CATER held its kick-off meeting on October 7th 2013 in Brussels. CATER is a Coordination and Support Action in Air Transport Systems within the Seventh Framework Programme. The project focusses on time efficiency for air-transport and primarily aims at acting as a R&I observatory and policy center whereby air transport time efficiency stakeholders can be […]

Horizon 2020 launched with €15 billion over first two years


The European Commission has launched the first calls for proposals under the Horizon 2020 framework programme. Worth more than €15 billion over the first two years, the funding programme will boost Europe’s knowledge-driven economy, and tackle issues that will make a difference in people’s lives. The Commission has indicated funding priorities over the next two […]