To achieve enhanced sustainbility for air vehicles

Challenge/Domain
Challenge: 
Protecting the environment and the energy supply
Domain category: 
Technology
Enabler
Enabler: 
To achieve enhanced sustainbility for air vehicles
Cluster of enablers: 
An extraordinary technological effort to define the air vehicles of the future that minimise environmental impact and energy consumption
Capability
Capability: 
To develop technologies for sustainability across the full product lifecycle
Sub capability: 
Process to recycle
R&I needs: 
Process to recycle
Achievements
2020: 
* Low energy recycling processes for metals * Low energy recycling processes for composite materails eg polymers and thermoplastic composites * Separation and disposal processes for non-recyclable polymer resins * OEM and supply chain keep inventories and locations of dangerous materials and substances throughout life cycle to ease dismantling and recycling * OEM and full supply chain able to design in line with smart and green recycling/dismantling requirements
2035: 
* downcycling of materials avoided

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