The European aviation research and innovation (R&I) policy contributes to science-based informed decisions in the transition towards climate neutrality by 2050. The EU-funded Impact Monitor project will deliver a coherent and comprehensive framework and toolbox aiming to become the reference choice for technology and policy assessment of the environmental, economic and societal impacts of European aviation R&I. The project will develop the framework and toolbox by advancing in an innovative way credible and successfully applied approaches used by the European Commission Better Regulation guidelines and toolbox and European Commission projects TEAM_Play, Clean Sky TE and AGILE/AGILE 4.0. The project will demonstrate the framework and toolbox’s capabilities in three use cases addressing exemplary innovations and education of students and the broader community via the Impact Monitor Academy.
Impact Monitor is a proposal to deliver a coherent and holistic framework and toolbox that aim to become the reference choice for technology and policy assessment of the environmental-, economic- and societal-impact of European aviation R&I. Bolstered by its profound knowledge and multidisciplinary expertise, a consortium consisting of 10 research establishments and academic institutes develop this framework and toolbox by advancing credible and successfully-applied approaches beyond state of the art. In particular, Impact Monitor rests on and advances the approaches used in EC Better Regulation guidelines and toolbox and in the EC projects TEAM_Play, Clean Sky TE, and AGILE/AGILE 4.0. Further, capabilities of the framework and toolbox are demonstrated through three use cases addressing exemplary innovations in European aviation R&I, and are made accessible to educate students and broader community via “Impact Monitor Academy”.