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ADAPTABLE, COMPACT AND MAINTENANCE-FREE COOLING SYSTEMS FOR ONBOARD EQUIPMENT

Project description

Improved cooling systems for the aeronautical sector

A key technological challenge in the electronics industry is to increase the efficiency of cooling systems for high-power electronic equipment. The demand for more efficient cooling systems is even greater in the aeronautical sector, which is in constant need of innovative technological solutions to meet the high market demands. To address this need, the EU-funded COOLSOE project is promoting refrigeration devices for on-board electronics that are 10 times more efficient than present cooling technologies. The devices have no moving parts and can extend the useful life of high-power on-board electronics by 30 %. The project has the potential to improve the performance and reduce the maintenance costs of on-board equipment in the aeronautical sector.

Objective

CEDRION, a company incubated in the European Space Agency Business Incubation Centre (ESA-BIC) program, provides refrigerating solutions to the new demands in the electronics industry. More specifically, CEDRION -which has an international patent requested since April 2019 on its technology- designs and produces refrigeration devices for on-board electronics, based on the Corona Discharge Effect. These devices, which are 10 times more efficient than present cooling technologies (heatsink, fan-assisted heatsink and thermoelectric) and do not have any moving parts, can extend the useful life of high-power on-board electronics by 30%, allowing on-board electronic equipment to have a better performance and reduce its maintenance costs.

In fact, currently, one of the main technological challenges is to increase the efficiency of cooling systems for high-power electronic equipment. These demands are even more urgent on aeronautical sector, where it is necessary to provide innovative technological solutions on a continuous basis to meet the high market demands.

To accomplish this objective, CEDRION has already validated COOLSOE devices with companies of the drone sector as DroneXServices. Furthermore, it has commercial agreements with aerospace mechatronics companies as SUMA Aerospace and AXTER AEROSPACE to test and certificate the devices for aeronautical market. Finally, the company has caught the attention of Hoovering Solutions, AeroTools, DIP solutions or Airbus, which have shown interest in CEDRION´s technology for their systems (see Section 4-5).

Call for proposal

H2020-EIC-SMEInst-2018-2020

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Sub call

H2020-SMEInst-2018-2020-1

Coordinator

CEDRION CONSULTORIA TECNICA E INGENIERIA SL
Net EU contribution
€ 50 000,00
Address
AV GREGORIO PECES BARBA 1 LEGANES
28919 MADRID
Spain

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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
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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Total cost
€ 71 429,00