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Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), or Technical University of Catalonia, is a university with a consolidated worldwide reputation and an international vision that generates technological innovation and attracts talent. It is also the Spanish university with more strategic research projects funded by the European Union’s Seventh Framework Program (FP7).

In APACHE, the ICARUS research group, as part of the UPC, will be involved. ICARUS is a multidisciplinary research group focused in two research big areas: the automation and the integration of remotely piloted aerial systems (RPAS) into no-segregated airspace; and the improvement of air transportation efficiency, while reducing its environmental impact, focusing on optimisation strategies for aircraft operations and ATM processes.

UPC Spain UPC Team
Advanced Logistics Group

Advanced Logistics Group, S.A.U. (ALG) is an international consulting firm specialised in transportation and logistics, part of the Minsait-Indra Group. ALG has extensive experience in aviation, particularly in ATM operations, having worked with regulators, airlines, ANSPs, and airports. ALG has participated in more than 30 projects under the SESAR1 mainstream programme, mainly in WP6 (Airport Operations) and 12 (Airport Systems), but also in transversal projects such as C.3 (Standardisation and Regulatory Roadmaps), 16.06.06 (Cost Benefit Analysis and Business Case) and B4.2 (Concept of operations).

ALG Spain ALG Team
Univerzitet u Beogradu - Saobracajni fakultet

The Univerzitet u Beogradu – Saobracajni Fakultet  or University of Belgrade – Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering (UB-FTTE), has an experience of 54 years of dealing with various issues in the field of air transport and traffic, both in academic work and as consultants. The core research activity of the Division of Airports and Air Traffic Safety (APATC) is system and operations modelling in: airport operations, airspace management, traffic flow management, traffic complexity, risk and safety analysis, and airline operations.

APATC has become a centre of academic and professional activities, including conferences, workshops, summer schools, seminars, etc., covering different topics, such as: transport economics, volcanic ash crisis, automation in air transport system, safety assessment and risk analysis, safety culture and human factors, etc.

FTTE Serbia UB-FTTE Team
École Nationale de l'Aviation Civile

The École Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC) or Civil Aviation National School, is a genuine university whose mission is to provide ab-initio and further, training courses and international training for the executives and main players of the civil aviation world. ENAC offers a favourable environment for research activities where on the same campus Pilots, Controllers, Engineers and Researchers, experts in various academicals disciplines, are gathered. All of ENAC’s competence fields have a single common denominator:  aeronautical applications.

ENAC Research is organised in academic laboratories and a set of cross domain programs to develop applied research. The core research activity of SINA/MAIAA (Laboratory of Applied Mathematics, Computing, Optimisation and Automatics for Aeronautics - includes application of the methods from the field of mathematics, computer science and automatics on ATM and Air Transport in general.

ENAC France ENAC Team