OPTICS2 Final Dissemination Event – Is European Aviation safety and security research on the right track?

By |2021-09-19T23:07:03+02:00Sep 14, 2021|

OPTICS2 Final Dissemination Event - September 27-28 2021 (14-17 CET) The OPTICS2 Final Dissemination Event will be held online September 27-28 2021 (14-17 CET). To participate, registration is needed prior to the event. OPTICS2 assesses the progress of European Aviation Safety and Security Research and Innovation (R&I) towards the goals of Flightpath [...]

The top 10 priorities for the future

By |2021-04-21T09:54:22+02:00Apr 21, 2021|

Having a global vision of the Safety & Security state-of-the-art is now possible thanks to OPTICS2, a Coordination and Support Action funded under Horizon 2020. Many projects at national and European level, such as CleanSky, SESAR and Secure Societies, have been analysed. The aim was to assess the progress of aviation safety and security research [...]

Interactive Narrative on Safety Intelligence

By |2020-11-18T13:52:25+01:00Nov 18, 2020|

Interactive Narrative: Safety Intelligence The fourth Interactive Narrative on OPTICS2 Assessment on “Safety Intelligence” research is now available online: http://www.optics-project.eu/narratives/safety-intelligence/ “Safety Intelligence” tackles the issue of the ongoing digitalisation of the air transport system and its significance for Air Traffic Safety i.e. safety data acquisition, analysis, processing, modelling and visualization of [...]

Is European Aviation safety and security research on the right track?

By |2020-10-12T10:41:06+02:00Oct 9, 2020|

OPTICS2 assesses the progress of European Aviation Safety and Security Research and Innovation (R&I) and provides recommendations to help steer EU Aviation R&I in case certain research needs are not being met, or corrections are required (i.e. when new disruptive technologies, or global events such as COVID-19). In our article "Top Ten Research Challenges [...]


By |2020-07-10T15:21:24+02:00May 29, 2020|

Are EU research and initiatives on the right trajectory to reach long-term goals in the mobility sector? How can synergies among different transport domains be fostered? These are some of the questions that are being addressed by three Coordination and Support Actions funded under H2020: OPTICS2, CAMERA, and RINGO. If you have answers, opinions or thoughts, the following [...]

Interactive Narrative on Safe Operations

By |2020-03-24T14:30:55+01:00Mar 23, 2020|

Interactive Narrative: Safe Operations The Interactive Narrative on OPTICS2 Assessment on "Safe Operations" research is now available online: https://www.optics-project.eu/narratives/ "Safe Operations" concerns the capability to handle current and emerging threats and hazards via safety radar and continuous system behaviour and health monitoring, to prevent and/or mitigate risks, mostly in terms of [...]

3rd OPTICS2 Workshop: Towards Safe and Secure Urban Air Mobility

By |2021-09-13T17:53:14+02:00Jan 30, 2020|

3rd OPTICS2 Workshop: Towards SAFE and SECURE Urban Air Mobility - September 6-7 2021 (9-13.30 CET) The OPTICS2 3rd Workshop on SAFE and SECURE Urban Air  Mobility will be held online September 6-7 2021 (9-13.30 CET) If Urban Air Mobility (UAM) is to succeed, it must be safe and secure for both [...]

Interactive Narrative on Safe Design

By |2020-03-24T14:36:19+01:00Jan 13, 2020|

Explore the Interactive Narrative Interactive Narrative: Safe Design, Manufacturing and Certification The second Interactive Narrative is now available online. The "Interactive Narratives" are a visual and interactive representation of the results of the OPTICS2 assessement done every year on research project on aviation Safety and Security. This second "Interactive Narrative" [...]

Interactive Narratives on Human and Organisational Factors

By |2020-03-23T12:10:02+01:00May 3, 2019|

First Interactive Narrative on Aviation Safety Research being Published Is Europe performing the right safety research in aviation? This is the question that has guided us in these years of research. Within the OPTICS2 European project, we have analysed more than 300 projects in the aviation safety domain, to help policy [...]

2nd OPTICS2 Workshop: DATA SCIENCE for AVIATION SAFETY | Info & Agenda

By |2020-01-31T16:35:31+01:00Jun 28, 2018|

2nd OPTICS2 Workshop: DATA SCIENCE for AVIATION SAFETY The OPTICS2 2nd Workshop on Data Science for Aviation Safety took place on the 12th of October 2018 at EASA (Cologne), following the Data Science in Aviation Workshop (11th of October, EASA Cologne). The OPTICS2 Workshop offered exclusive speeches and group activities aimed at identifying the most promising Data Science research avenues for triggering effective [...]