Welcome to OPTICS2

OPTICS2 is a Coordination and Support Action of the European Commission, follow-up of the OPTICS Project. It works in close collaboration with ACARE on the topic of aviation safety and security.
OPTICS2 provides a comprehensive evaluation of relevant safety and security research and innovation in air transport. Answering the question “Is Europe performing the right safety and security research?” is the goal pursued, with a view to providing recommendations to steer EU Aviation Safety and Security research.

What can we do for you?

  • Progress towards Flightpath 2050 goals
  • Research blocking points
  • Inputs for further SRIA revision
  • Sustainable Assessment method
  • State-of-the-art of aviation safety and security research
  • Potential future hot topics
  • European Centres of expertise
  • Channel to influence the EU Work Programme
  • State-of-the-art of aviation safety and security research
  • Window on past and on-going research on specific topics
  • Solutions ready/not ready for adoption
  • Societal benefits from European aviation safety and security research
  • Passenger-centred view of research
  • International strategic benchmarking
  • Opportunities for international cooperation and potential synergies

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