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HYdrogen cells for AiRborne Usage

Objetivo

In order to meet the increasing pressure to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, airlines are seeking alternative sources to power non-propulsive aircraft systems. The next generation of aircraft is heavily investigating the use of non-fossil fuel to generate electrical power for non-essential applications (NEA). Hydrogen fuel cells are actively being pursued as the most promising means of providing this power. Fuel cells also have the added benefits of no pollution, better efficiency than conventional systems, silent operating mode and low maintenance. The by-products from the fuel cells (heat, water and oxygen depleted air) will also have a positive impact on the global aircraft efficiency when they are harnessed and reused within the aircraft system.
The HYCARUS project will design a generic PEM fuel cell system compatible of two NEA, then develop, test and demonstrate it against TRL6. A secondary electrical power generation model for a business executive jet will be run. The application will be tested with the fuel cell system and the storage system under flying conditions. Furthermore, investigations will be made to understand how to capture and reuse the by-products.
The HYCARUS project will extend the work already completed in the automotive sector, particularly for safety codes and standards, and develop these for use in airborne installation and applications. Improvements in terms of efficiency, reliability, performance, weight /volume ratio, safety, cost and lifetime under flight conditions at altitude and under low ambient temperatures (mainly in the air) will also be examined.
The HYCARUS project also aims to foster a better and stronger cooperation between all the agents of the sector: Aeronautics equipment and systems manufacturers, aircraft manufacturers, system integrators and fuel cell technology suppliers.

Convocatoria de propuestas

FCH-JU-2012-1
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Régimen de financiación

JTI-CP-FCH - Joint Technology Initiatives - Collaborative Project (FCH)

Coordinador

SAFRAN AEROTECHNICS
Dirección
Rue Pierre Curie 61
78370 Plaisir
Francia
Tipo de actividad
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Aportación de la UE
€ 1 137 180,09
Contacto administrativo
Françoise Reytérou (Ms.)

Participantes (9)

COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
Francia
Aportación de la UE
€ 859 058,40
Dirección
Rue Leblanc 25
75015 Paris 15
Tipo de actividad
Research Organisations
Contacto administrativo
Yves Hussenot (Mr.)
DASSAULT AVIATION
Francia
Aportación de la UE
€ 373 422,73
Dirección
9 Rond Point Champs-elysees-marcel Dassault
75008 Paris
Tipo de actividad
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contacto administrativo
Catherine Goubault De Brugière (Mrs.)
AIR LIQUIDE ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES SA
Francia
Aportación de la UE
€ 810 905
Dirección
Quai D'orsay 75
75007 Paris
Tipo de actividad
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contacto administrativo
Emmanuel Bensadoun (Mr.)
JRC -JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE- EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Bélgica
Aportación de la UE
€ 146 732,80
Dirección
Rue De La Loi 200
1049 Brussels
Tipo de actividad
Research Organisations
Contacto administrativo
Josephina Pijls (Mrs.)
INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE TECNICA AEROESPACIAL ESTEBAN TERRADAS
España
Aportación de la UE
€ 267 467
Dirección
Cr Torrejon Ajalvir Km 4 2
28850 Torrejon De Ardoz Madrid
Tipo de actividad
Research Organisations
Contacto administrativo
Mª Paz Blanco (Ms.)
ARTTIC
Francia
Aportación de la UE
€ 260 308
Dirección
Rue Du Dessous Des Berges 58A
75013 Paris
Tipo de actividad
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contacto administrativo
Eric Papon (Mr.)
SAFRAN ELECTRONICS & DEFENSE COCKPIT SOLUTIONS
Francia
Aportación de la UE
€ 587 916
Dirección
Rue Des Longs Quartiers 7
93100 Montreuil
Tipo de actividad
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contacto administrativo
Xavier Pignat (Mr.)
ZODIAC GALLEYS EUROPE SRO
Chequia
Aportación de la UE
€ 461 439,60
Dirección
Univerzitni Cp 1119 34
301 00 Plzen
Tipo de actividad
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contacto administrativo
Jana Hofericova (Ms.)
ZODIAC CABIN CONTROLS GMBH
Alemania
Aportación de la UE
€ 314 835,38
Dirección
Fangdieckstrasse 64
22547 Hamburg
Tipo de actividad
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contacto administrativo
Lothar Kerschgens (Mr.)