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research and aeronautics supply private levels. This will allow us Picture caption here
chain that we are set up for. to fully realise the environmental
objectives of the aeronautical A number of pilot cases, with
The progress accomplished by sector for 2020, which are to actual projects, will follow the
the winners, all those shortlisted demonstrate technologies at the signing of the agreements,
and more than 600 Clean Sky highest possible maturity to reach adapting to different regions
Members, is an excellent base the 50% CO2 reduction target. policies.
for Clean Sky 2, which is certain Clean Sky 2 will bring these
to deliver benefits for European technologies to an even more Clean sky will demonstrate a
citizens, for the EU economy, complex and more representative selection of these technologies
for the scientific community, for level of integration at engine and and debate some of our key
the Member States, and for the aircraft levels. Beyond this, Clean themes at The International
aeronautics sector. I would like to Sky 2 will pave the way for the Paris Air Show taking place in
emphasise that Clean Sky 2 will, in next generation of breakthroughs, Paris in June 2015 and also at
the near future, give more room, reaching for a 2035 horizon. Aerodays, in London in October
when feasible, to the partners’ 2015. I welcome you to attend
creativity, including small and SYNERGIES WITH THE the conferences and to visit our
medium sized companies (SMEs). CURRENT EU STRUCTURAL Demonstration Stands at both
FUNDS events to learn more about our
The programme offers indeed There is room for more bottom- exciting plans for the future. l
more opportunities for innovative up imaginative proposals and
research centres and SMEs. For there is also room for synergies. Contact details:
countries without an established Due to its increased size, and Web:
aeronautics industry, Clean Sky because of the level of maturity
2 will still represent an important reached, Clean Sky 2 has now
opportunity. Increasing numbers been requested, through its legal
of enterprises with a non- founding European Regulation,
aerospace focus are successfully to establish synergies with
finding their way into the the Structural Funds going to
innovation chains via the Calls European regions. This means,
for Proposals, thus creating new clearly, funding complementary
fields of opportunity for the SMEs activities. This should concretise
while also creating new potential a more optimized use of public
supply chains for the established funds, reinforce Clean Sky
industry players. content, and underpin the Smart
Specialisation objectives which
From a more technical viewpoint, are now requested from the
the programme will introduce Regions by the new funding rules.
further integrated demonstrations
and simulations of several aircraft This new centre of interest is
systems at the aircraft platform already producing results: Clean
level. Innovations from Clean Sky signed a Memorandum of
Sky 2 will underpin advances in Understanding with the Midi-
the next generation of aircraft Pyrenees regions, President,
by mastering the technologies Martin Malvy in March this year.
and the risks in time to meet the Others will follow as we already
next market window to replace have advanced discussions with
the current fleet. Clean Sky 2 will regions in Spain, Italy, Germany,
be a core European programme, Poland, Romania, Czech Republic
leveraged by further activities and coming soon, UK – several
funded at national, regional and forerunners.
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