• OPTICS project ended... [more]

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

    Thu 16 March 2017


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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

New deliverables released

In NewsOPTICS has released its first two deliverables: [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]