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COMFort in the cabin DEMOnstrator

Project description

Putting passengers in the driver’s seat when it comes to comfort

We have come a long way from the Wright brothers' gasoline-powered engine and its twin counter-rotating propellers. Large commercial propeller planes (turboprops) are an important intermediate class of airplane that is better suited to shorter flights than jet aircraft. However, the propellers can induce noise, vibrations and other environmental modifications that reduce passengers' sense of comfort, leading them to choose less efficient travel with higher emissions. Perception is not always equivalent to reality, and in this case perception is critical. The EU-funded ComfDemo project is developing a simulator that will integrate sensor data from a wearable jacket with self-reported levels of comfort via an "in-flight" questionnaire to enhance designs for greater comfort and popularity.

Coordinator

VHP HUMAN PERFORMANCE BV
Net EU contribution
€ 418 036,25
Address
Huijgenstraat 13a
2515 BD 'S-gravenhage
Netherlands

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Region
West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Agglomeratie ’s-Gravenhage
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00

Participants (3)

THE NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 291 483,75
Address
50 Shakespeare Street
NG1 4FQ Nottingham

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Region
East Midlands (England) Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Nottingham
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 230 000,00
Address
Geschwister Scholl Platz 1
80539 Muenchen

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Region
Bayern Oberbayern München, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,00
ITAP - INSTITUT FUR TECHNISCHE UNDANGEWANDTE PHYSIK GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 252 218,75
Address
Marie Curie Strasse 8
26129 Oldenburg

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Niedersachsen Weser-Ems Oldenburg (Oldenburg), Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 0,00