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European Aviation Research Policy in support to EU policies and initiatives


In 2021, the European R&I will operate in a new European and global political context, with a new EU budget, new policy priorities, and a new R&I programme. As the Commission moves away from program implementation, while works much closer with Member States, a new European aviation research policy framework is necessary. This aviation WP is a representative example that aims towards EU policies and priorities (European Green Deal and new European industrial policy).

The European aviation research policy aims to contribute with science-based informed decisions that will bridge the gap between R&I, regulatory framework and economic investments (with emphasis on climate neutrality by 2050 and European competitiveness). The European aviation research policy also aims to connect better European aviation R&I with education and skills as well as communicate the European aviation R&I to citizens and stakeholders.