The 2nd International Conference on High-Speed Vehicle Science & Technology, organized by The Council of European Aerospace Societies (CEAS) in collaboration with The European Space Agency (ESA), will bring together leading specialists from research companies from all over the world, including invited experts for providing general lecturers.
Presentations at the Conference, paper reports and interactive discussions cover different aspects of high-speed aerial and space vehicles development including fundamental researches and technical solutions in aerodynamics, flight dynamics, operations, materials and structures.
Conference topics cover High-Speed Missions and Vehicles, Propulsion Systems and Components, Thermal, Energy and Management Systems, Guidance & Control Systems, Materials and Structures, High-Speed Aerodynamics and Aerothermodynamics, Testing & Evaluation, Operation and Environment, Hypersonic Fundamentals and History.
Early registration will be possible from Sunday the 15th of May. Technical visits are planned the day after the conference on the 20th of May 2022.
The Council of European Aerospace Societies (CEAS) in collaboration with The European Space Agency (ESA)
The EAS Annual Meeting (formerly known as EWASS, and earlier JENAM) has more than 25 years of tradition and it has imposed itself as the largest conference for European astronomy. In addition to plenary sessions and the award of prestigious prizes, the conference hosts many symposia held in parallel, as well as special sessions and meetings.
The EAS, often together with one of its affiliated societies, organises its annual meeting to enhance its links with national communities, to broaden connections between individual members and to promote European networks
European Research and Innovation Days is the European Commission’s annual flagship Research and Innovation event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond.
The main objectives of the EAAS workshop are to promote and enhance the development of Astronomy in East Africa region, to create a platform in networking young and senior scientific communities so as to share their research findings as well as experiences. Consequently, the workshop provides an opportunity to establish regional and international collaboration in research, supervision and teaching of astronomy across the region.
“The societal benefits of successful research and innovation are so high that public investment in this sector remains essential for the future of our society. At the European level, this was recognised in 2007 with the establishment of the European Research Council (ERC) to fund the highest quality curiosity-driven research, and in 2021 with the founding of the European Innovation Council (EIC) to support ground-breaking innovations. Both institutions aim to nurture the best talent in research and in innovation. Their presence under the same framework programme, Horizon Europe, recognises that many ERC researchers are also innovators and many EIC innovators also are researchers.”
Following the World Conference in August 2017 in Liège, and in response to its final document of recommendations, ratified by the UNESCO General Conference in November of the same year, several regional conferences have been prepared in the various continents and several new international programs are being implemented.
In what concerns new programmes, three projects (a World Humanities Report, a Global History of Humanity and a project of Arts and Society) are underway, in addition to the creation of several new humanities chairs within the framework of the CIPSH and UNESCO, which have established and consolidated important international research networks. Meanwhile, also two new programs are being prepared, on the interfaces of Humanities with Arts and Technologies, and on the financing and sustainability of the Humanities, respectively.
Action Plan on Synergies between civil, defense and space industries
On 13 April, the ITRE had a presentation by the Commission on the Action Plan on Synergies between civil, defense and space industries, which aims to further enhance and shape these interfaces to the maximum extent.
During the ITRE committee meeting, the Commission presented the action plan that is built upon three overall objectives:
enhancing complementarity between relevant EU programmes (synergies)
promoting EU funding for research and development on defense and space for the economy at large
facilitating the use of civil industry research achievements and civil-driven innovation in European defense cooperation projects
To this end, the Commission proposes the launch of three flagship projects as possible game-changers:
EU drone technologies
EU space-based global secure communications system
2 billion Galileo-enabled smartphones sold until today
The Galileo programme has reached an important milestone, with an estimated 2 billion Galileo-enabled smartphones sold until today. The first Galileo-enabled smartphone hits the market in 2016 and since then has expanded rapidly.
GSA Guerric Pont, Acting Head of Galileo Services Department said: “2 billion smartphones sold is a remarkable achievement, and bears testimony to the fact that the market understands and appreciates the added value that Galileo brings in terms of availability, robustness and reliability’’.
1. How to prepare a successful proposal in Horizon Europe (Webinar on 24 March 2021): Link: Recorded Session
2. A successful proposal for Horizon Europe: Scientific-technical excellence is key, but don’t forget the other aspects (Webinar on 21 April 2021): Registration here This webinar is a continuation of the session on “How to prepare a successful proposal in Horizon Europe”, held on the 24th March 2021. It provides additional details on the preparation of a proposal for Horizon Europe, like open science, gender dimension or dissemination, exploitation and communication aspects.
Establishing the space programme of the Union and the European Union Agency for the Space Programme
RECOMMENDATION FOR SECOND READING on the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the Union Space Programme and the European Union Agency for the Space Programme and repealing Regulations (EU)
European Ways Forward for Space Traffic Management
SPACEWAYS intends to create a common understanding of the guidelines and standards necessary to develop a Space Traffic Management concept for the European Union. The 18-month program aims to analyse the policy, legal and economic context of STM.
SPACEWAYS intends to provide guidelines to support European policy making thereupon.
SPACEWAYS will identify stakeholders and users’ needs by associating them with the project through a networking platform.
Moreover, specific attention will be devoted to mega constellation management, on-orbit operations or launch and re-entry future activities.
The European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HaDEA) manages European programmes and initiatives on behalf of the European Commission, and it works closely together with its parent Directorate-Generals such as DG CNECT, DEFIS, GROW, RTD.
The HaDEA addresses the European Commission’s ambition to help rebuild a post-COVID-19 Europe at its heart, which will be greener, more digital, more resilient and better fit for the current and forthcoming challenges.
The expected total budget managed by the HaDEA will amount to over €20 billion over the 7 years period of the 2021-2027 Multiannual Financial Framework.