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  • OPTICS project ended... [more]

    Wed 27 September 2017
  • OPTICS Final Dissemination Event — Is safety research making us safer?... [more]

    Thu 16 March 2017

NEWS & EVENTS

OPTICS project ended

In NewsOPTICS started in 2013 to determine if Europe was doing the right aviation safety research towards a safer future, in accordance with the goals set by Europe’s vision for aviation, Flightpath 2050. Four years later, OPTICS has analysed 243 safety research projects, and many of these are moving us in a safer direction. In addition, OPTICS ran annual workshops where [more]

OPTICS Final Dissemination Event — Is safety research making us safer?

In WorkshopsThe OPTICS Consortium is glad to invite you to attend the Final Dissemination Event “Is safety research making us safer?” to be held on June 12-13, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium hosted by EUROCONTROL at its premises. Presenters from the European Commission, EASA, FAA, NASA, SESAR, the European Passenger Federation, Future Sky Safety and EUROCONTROL, along with representatives from each main [more]

4th OPTICS Expert Workshop – New Resilient Designs for Aviation

In WorkshopsThe OPTICS Consortium is pleased to invite you to attend the 4th OPTICS Expert Workshop “New Resilient Designs for Aviation” to be held on April 26-27, 2017 in Capua (nearby Naples), Italy hosted by CIRA at its facilities. OPTICS workshops have always been excellent opportunities to meet key actors and experts in the aviation sector and discuss about the strategic [more]

Future Sky Safety’s 1st Public Workshop

In EventsFuture Sky Safety is pleased to invite you to its 1st Public Workshop (8-9 March, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium at Eurocontrol Headquarters). The “Future Sky Safety: a Joint Programme for Aviation safety” workshop is open to aviation safety stakeholders. It will constitute an opportunity to discuss emerging safety issues and trends and to be updated on the latest research developments [more]

Back from the EASN Conference

In EventsWe are glad to have been part of the last European Aeronautics Science Network (EASN) Conference, held on 16-18th of October in Porto (Portugal). The Conference aimed at exchanging information about the current research and development activities in aeronautics. It included plenary sessions by renowned speakers, open discussions with researchers from the industry and academia, and thematic sessions hosting different [more]

3rd OPTICS event Highlights and Report released

In NewsThe 3rd OPTICS Expert Workshop and Dissemination event Highlights and Report were just released. On 12th and 13th April 2016, the EASA-OPTICS Safety Conference was held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cologne. The event, a mixture of plenary session keynote speeches and focused workshops, was attended by over 60 experts in aviation safety. The event had four main themes: how [more]

Highlights from the EASA-OPTICS Conference and OPTICS Dissemination Event

In NewsMore than 60 safety experts from all over Europe attended the EASA-OPTICS Conference and the OPTICS Dissemination Event, held in Cologne from the 12th to the 14th of April. The participants included several EASA representatives and participants from the aviation industry, airlines, and European ANSPs. [more]

2nd OPTICS Annual Report released

In NewsThe second OPTICS annual report has been released. This document presents the Preliminary Market and Societal impact assessment and State-of-the-art in safety research as arises from the main activities conducted in the second year of OPTICS: [more]

EASA-OPTICS Conference on Aviation Safety Research – Do Politics and Safety mix well?

In WorkshopsThe EASA-OPTICS Conference on Aviation Safety Research and the OPTICS Dissemination Event were held the 12-14th April 2016 in Cologne, Germany. [more]

OPTICS Dissemination event @Aerodays2015

In WorkshopsOPTICS is proud to have been part of Aerodays2015, the European flagship event in aviation research and innovation that took place on 20-23 October 2015 at the QEII Centre, London. [more]

Back from Aerodays2015

In NewsOPTICS is proud to have been part of Aerodays2015, the European flagship event in aviation research and innovation that took place on 20-23 October 2015 at the QEII Centre, London. [more]

New dissemination materials available

In NewsFollowing OPTICS participation in the Aerodays 2015, two posters, one video and an interactive map of the aviation safety research performed through Europe have been released and are now available at the Products page. [more]

OPTICS @Aerodays2015

In EventsAre we doing the right safety research? Are EC-funded projects and programmes like SESAR, Clean Sky and Future Sky moving us in the right direction for ACARE’s Flightpath 2050 safety goals? OPTICS answers these questions, and will be in London at the next Aerodays Conference (20-23 October). Come and visit us! The project stand will be at the 5th floor [more]

Highlights from the 2nd OPTICS Workshop

In NewsThe 2nd OPTICS Expert Workshop “From Hazard Management to Operational Resilience” took place at ONERA in Toulouse on the 28th and 29th of April, attracting more than 60 experts from 36 aviation organisations coming from a dozen European countries, and included keynote presentations from Airbus, NASA, EUROCONTROL and EASA. [more]

ASCOS Final Dissemination Forum

In EventsASCOS has announced its Final Dissemination Forum, jointly organised by the European Commission, NLR & CertiFlyer. The event will take place on the 28/29 of May, 2015 at the premises of the European Commission in the Covent Garden Building, Brussels (Belgium). [more]

3rd annual Safety Forum “Safety and Automation in Aviation”

In EventsThe Flight Safety Foundation, EUROCONTROL and European Regions Airline Association jointly announced the third annual Safety Forum, dedicated to Safety and Automation in Aviation. The event will be held at EUROCONTROL, Brussels on the afternoon of 02 June and the morning of 03 June 2015. [more]

NASA workshop “Assurance of Autonomous Systems for Aviation”

In EventsNASA has announced a workshop dedicated to “Assurance of Autonomous Systems for Aviation“. The workshop will be held on the 27-28 of May at NASA Ames Conference Center. [more]

OPTICS Workshop – From hazard management to operational resilience

In WorkshopsThe 2nd OPTICS workshop “From Hazard Management to Operational Resilience” has been held on April 28-29, 2015 in Toulouse, France at ONERA premises. [more]

1st OPTICS Annual Report released

In NewsThe first annual report of OPTICS project, “State-of-the-art in safety research”, has just been released. [more]

1st OPTICS Dissemination Event Report released

In NewsThe first OPTICS Dissemination Event Report has been released. The event, named “Aviation Safety Research – Time to Take-off”, was held at the European Commission in Brussels on 17th and 18th December 2014. [more]

OPTICS 2nd workshop – From Hazard Management to Operational Resilience

In NewsWe have the pleasure to announce that the 2nd OPTICS workshop “From Hazard Management to Operational Resilience” will be held on April 28-29, 2015 in Toulouse, France at ONERA premises. [more]

1st OPTICS Expert Workshop Report released

In NewsThe first release of the report from the OPTICS 1st Expert Workshop on Human Factors can be found on the Reports page. This report describes the one-day workshop held on 3rd July in EUROCONTROL, Brussels, including the various priorities identified by the 70 expert participants from 17 countries representing a broad spectrum of the aviation community. [more]

OPTICS Dissemination event – Aviation Safety Research and Innovation: Time to Take-Off!

In WorkshopsThe OPTICS dissemination event “Aviation Safety Research and Innovation: time to take-off!” was held on December 17-18, 2014 in Brussels, at the European Commission Headquarters. [more]

Flight Physics and Aircraft Design workshop is coming!

In EventsOPTICS will participate in the next workshop organised by the European Aeronautics Science Network (EASN). The workshop, 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. [more]

Dissemination plan released

In NewsOPTICS has released a new deliverable: D3.1 Dissemination Plan, the reference handbook for the project dissemination activities. The document is now available at the Deliverables page. [more]

ALICIA project – Final event presentation

In EventsALICIA project will present its final results on the 30th of July 2014 in Rome. The event will focus on the goals of the project and the achieved technical results. [more]

OPTICS @Flight Physics and Aircraft Design workshop

In EventsThe European Aeronautics Science Network (EASN) has announced that its next workshop, 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. [more]

New deliverables released

In NewsOPTICS has released its first two deliverables: [more]

OPTICS Workshop – Human Factors in Aviation Safety

In WorkshopsThe first OPTICS Workshop was held in EUROCONTROL, Brussels, on Thursday the 3rd of July 2014, on the subject of Human Factors, which is key to delivering a safe aviation system. [more]

OPTICS officially started

In NewsOPTICS kick-off meeting was held on the 23rd-24th of September 2013 in Brussels, Belgium. The event was kindly hosted by the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation. [more]