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Monitoring System on the Development of Global Air Transport

Objective

The MONITOR proposal has been developed by participants of AERONET, a European Thematic Network and CONSAVE 2050, an accompanying measure successfully completed in 2006 under FP5. It was already submitted in the first call of FP7 under the acronym “EMSAD” (Proposal n° 211418). The work consists of developing a monitoring system that collects, processes and analyses relevant data from the global air transport system. Data collected will include the dimensions economics, environment, demography and technology. The major objective of the MONITOR project is to install a system for permanent monitoring of external and internal key factors of strategic importance for a wide variety of aviation stakeholders. The collection, analysis and dissemination of relevant information is a necessary pre-condition for timely strategic decision making. At the same time, the monitoring should act as a reporting and early warning system and serve by annual workshops as a discussion platform for aviation stakeholders, regulators and scientists to discuss prevailing problems, challenges of aviation and requirements for further research activities. In addition, the project will generate valuable input for scenario modelling and quantification exercises such as ACARE Vision 2020+, EUROCONTROL Long Term Forecast and problem related scenarios (dealing especially with aviation constraints) and contribute to a better understanding of the dynamic nature of developments in air transport in order to improve the economic situation, while taking full account of environmental and social needs. It will contribute to the FP7 research programme with being the basis for better strategic decision making for air transport development, and will help to support and enhance the competitiveness of European aviation industry. MONITOR should serve as a pilot study, establishing such a monitoring mechanism and shall proceed as a permanent activity funded by DLR.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/social and economic geography/transport
  • /social sciences/economics and business/economics

Call for proposal

FP7-AAT-2008-RTD-1
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Funding Scheme

CSA-SA - Support actions

Coordinator

DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUR LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV
Address
Linder Hohe
51147 Koln
Germany
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 221 326
Administrative Contact
Michael Phull (Mr.)

Participants (4)

STICHTING NATIONAAL LUCHT- EN RUIMTEVAARTLABORATORIUM
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 125 116
Address
Anthony Fokkerweg 2
1059CM Amsterdam
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Jan Middel (Dr.)
INTERNATIONALES INSTITUT FUER ANGEWANDTE SYSTEMANALYSE
Austria
EU contribution
€ 73 379
Address
Schlossplatz 1
2361 Laxenburg
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Monica Manchanda (Ms.)
SLOT CONSULTING KERESKEDELMI, SZOLGALTATO, TANACSADO KORLATOLT FELELOSEGU TARSASAG
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 56 491
Address
Banffyhunyad U. 14/B
1182 Budapest
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Roland Guraly (Mr.)
UNIVERSITAET ST. GALLEN
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 52 699
Address
Dufourstrasse 50
9000 St Gallen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Andreas Wittmer (Dr.)