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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 safety and security.
OPTICS2 provides a comprehensive evaluation of relevant safety and security research and innovation in aviation and 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 research
  • Potential future hot topics
  • European Centres of expertise
  • Channel to influence the EU Work Programme
  • State-of-the-art of 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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