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SusTainable AiRports, the Green heArT of Europe

PROJECTS
Funding
European
European Union
Duration
-
Status
Ongoing
Geo-spatial type
Infrastructure Node
Total project cost
€33 024 252
EU Contribution
€24 816 116
Project Acronym
STARGATE
STRIA Roadmaps
Infrastructure (INF)
Transport mode
Airborne icon
Transport policies
Digitalisation,
Environmental/Emissions aspects
Transport sectors
Passenger transport

Overview

Call for proposal
H2020-LC-GD-2020
Link to CORDIS
Background & Policy context

STARGATE is the response of a consortium of 22 entities led by Brussels Airport committing to create green airports as multimodal hubs for sustainable and smart mobility. STARGATE follows an ambitious strategy to impactfully contribute to the strengthening of the competitiveness of the European air transport ecosystem. The mission of the STARGATE consortium is to develop, test and deploy a set of innovative solutions making the airport ecosystem significantly more sustainable. Our vision is to build with STARGATE a benchmark and be source of inspiration to other airports in Europe and the world.

Objectives

The aim of the EU-funded STARGATE project is to develop, test and implement innovative solutions that make the airport ecosystem more sustainable. It will offer specific short- and medium-term green solutions for European airports at the level of day-to-day operations. Such solutions include developing digital twin technology to map operational processes by generating 3D models of airports and building a biofuel blending facility to increase the use of biofuels and decrease reliance on fossil fuels. Moreover, STARGATE will optimise terminal operations, for example with the deployment of a Terminal Command Centre, and it will cover other cross-cutting aspects like the minimisation of noise and emissions.

Methodology

STARGATE is grounded on five main pillars. The first one is the application of a Digital Twin ecosystem for airports and extensive development to model the Lighthouse Airport, its transport flows, airport process, energy production and supply and emissions management. The second pillar is the focus on multimodal, sustainable and smart mobility through an innovative mobility governance practice to create an intermodal hub, and dedi-cated tools to enhance digitalisation and decarbonisation of transport for both people and goods. Third, the opti-misation of terminal operations, including the deployment of a Terminal Command Centre, a novel approach to circular resource management and the minimisation of resources and waste generated. The fourth pillar tackles the investigation in the energy field and production and use of SAF. Finally, the fifth pillar covers cross-cutting aspects such as minimisation of noise and emissions, assessing non-technological framework conditions and promoting new multi-actor governance arrangements. In STARGATE all actions undertaken are widespread as much as possible, not only to create awareness, but also to serve as valuable inputs and groundwork for other initiatives and projects in the sustainability field. Ultimately, this value chain will improve the quality of life of European citizens and provide solid foundations for a sustainable future

Funding

Parent Programmes
Institution Type
Public institution
Institution Name
European Commission
Type of funding
Public (EU)
Specific funding programme
H2020-EU.3.4. - SOCIETAL CHALLENGES - Smart, Green And Integrated Transport
Other Programme
LC-GD-5-1-2020 - Green airports and ports as multimodal hubs for sustainable and smart mobility

Partners

Lead Organisation
Organisation
BRUSSELS AIRPORT COMPANY
Address
AUGUST REYERSLAAN 80, 1930 Bruxelles / Brussel, Belgium
EU Contribution
€8 747 996
Partner Organisations
Organisation
IES R&D
Address
CASTLEFORBES HOUSE, CASTLEFORBES ROAD, DUBLIN 1, Ireland
EU Contribution
€607 390
Organisation
Universiteit Hasselt
Address
MARTELARENLAAN 42, 3500 HASSELT, Belgium
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€1 118 125
Organisation
AEROPORT TOULOUSE BLAGNAC SA
Address
AEROPORT TOULOUSE BLAGNAC, BATIMENT LA PASSERELLE, 31703 Blagnac, France
EU Contribution
€1 218 875
Organisation
BUDAPEST AIRPORT BUDAPEST LISZT FERENC NEMZETKOZI REPULOTER UZEMELTETO ZARTKORUEN MUKODO RESZVENYTARSASAG
Address
Budapest, BUD NEMZETKOZI REPULOTER, 1185, Hungary
EU Contribution
€1 075 174
Organisation
VLAAMSE INSTELLING VOOR TECHNOLOGISCH ONDERZOEK N.V.
Address
BOERETANG 200, 2400 MOL, Belgium
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€306 061
Organisation
ATHENS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT S.A.
Address
ODOS SPATA ATTIKIS, 19019 SPATA, Greece
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€1 115 188
Organisation
SOCIETE NATIONALE DES CHEMINS DE FER BELGES
Address
RUE DE FRANCE 56, 1060 Bruxelles / Brussel, Belgium
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€442 347
Organisation
VLAAMS-BRABANT
Address
PROVINCIEPLEIN 1, 3010 Leuven, Belgium
EU Contribution
€571 175
Organisation
DHL AVIATION
Address
VLIEGVELD 117 GEBOUW 3, 1820 Steenokkerzeel, Belgium
EU Contribution
€1 053 500
Organisation
SKYTANKING
Address
IKAROSLAAN 17, 1930 Zaventem, Belgium
EU Contribution
€640 063
Organisation
Air Cargo Belgium
Address
BEDRIJVENZONE MACHELEN-CARGO 706 68, 1830 MACHELEN, Belgium
EU Contribution
€2 261 250
Organisation
BRUSSELS AIRLINES
Address
JAARGETIJDENLAAN 100-102 BUS 30, 1050 BRUSSEL, Belgium
EU Contribution
€125 125
Organisation
BELGISCH LABORATORIUM VAN ELEKTRICITEITSINDUSTRIE
Address
RODESTRAAT 125, 1630 Linkebeek, Belgium
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€466 563
Organisation
TUI AIRLINES BELGIUM NV
Address
BRUSSELS AIRPORT BUILDING 40 B1, 1930 Zaventem, Belgium
EU Contribution
€63 875
Organisation
Sopra Steria Group
Address
ZAE LES GLAISINS 3 RUE DU PRE FAUCON, 74940 ANNECY LE VIEUX, France
EU Contribution
€1 262 188
Organisation
ERASMUS CENTRE FOR URBAN,PORT AND TRANSPORT ECONOMICS BV
Address
BURGEMEESTER OUDLAAN 50, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Netherlands
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€776 875
Organisation
Luxmobility S.a.r.l.
Address
70, Boulevard de la Fraternite, L-1541 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
EU Contribution
€430 500
Organisation
TO70 BV
Address
ORANJEBUITENSINGEL 6, 2511 VE Den Haag, Netherlands
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€462 875
Organisation
SKEYES
Address
SQUARE DE MEEUS 35, 1000 Bruxelles / Brussel, Belgium
EU Contribution
€192 500
Organisation
Vlaams Instituut Voor De Logistiek Vzw
Address
KONINKLIJKELAAN 76, 2600 BERCHEM, Belgium
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€163 750
Organisation
QUATRA
Address
MOSTEN 17, 9160 Lokeren, Belgium
EU Contribution
€563 869
EU Contribution
€346 500
EU Contribution
€317 625
EU Contribution
€81 769
EU Contribution
€237 563
EU Contribution
€167 396

Technologies

Technology Theme
Aircraft operations and safety
Technology
Future-proof airport
Development phase
Demonstration/prototyping/Pilot Production

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