The action will continue the network established under previous AirTN projects, enlarging it to create a platform of networking and communication between national organisations and governmental institutions supporting research and innovation in the EU Member States and Associated Countries to the EU Framework Programme in the field of Aviation (e.g. Aeronautics and Air Transport - AAT).
The successful activities started in the previous AirTN project will be continued and improved - coordinated calls among MS, European transnational cooperation, Research Infrastructure needs and business models analysis, education and workforce mobility - including the development of studies on areas of common interest and organisation of dedicated workshops.
Benefits for members of the AirTN NextGen Network supporting the CSA - The reference network (hereafter called AirTN NextGen Network) for this proposed CSA will be the 25 Member States and Associated Countries, and related Agencies/Ministries/Research Centres that are funding/managing research and innovation programmes/projects relevant to Aeronautics and Air Transport. Furthermore, the National ACARE mirror groups.
Win-win situations, barriers and solutions for improved trans-national cooperation in research, technological developments and innovation will be identified and specific actions performed.
The activities are organised in the following WPs and Tasks.
- WP-1 Project Management
Task 1.1 Technical co-ordination
Task 1.2 Administrative and Financial Management
- WP-2 Cooperation in Research and Innovation
Task 2.1 Supporting RTD&I cooperation in EU Member States and Associated States at governmental level
Task 2.2 International Cooperation
- WP-3 Education, Workforce & Research Infrastructures
Task 3.1 Research infrastructures
Task 3.2 Education and Workforce
- WP-4 Networking and Dissemination
Task 4.1 AirTN NextGen Network
Task 4.2 External Communication and Dissemination
Task 4.3 Website