To Develop Enabling Technologies for Low Environmental Impact and Minimum fuel consumption.

Challenge/Domain
Challenge: 
Protecting the environment and the energy supply
Domain category: 
Technology
Enabler
Enabler: 
To Develop Enabling Technologies for Low Environmental Impact and Minimum fuel consumption.
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 Innovative materials and manufacturing technologies for low environmental impact and minimum fuel consumption
Sub capability: 
To develop Manufacturing Technologies low environmental impact and minimum fuel consumption
R&I needs: 
- Develop low-energy consuming composite manufacturing processes (green factories) - Advance process simulation - Develop integrated design/manufacturing approaches to reduce complexity and waste
Achievements
2020: 
* CFRP manufacturing processes consuming less energy than Y2010 SoA processes * Elevated temperature resistant CFRP structural materials (150-200 C = Service Temp) available; * M&P Process Predictable by Simulation; * Green Factory Demonstrations * Integrated design and manufacturing approaches - One-piece composite manufacturing (to limit joints) at TRL 4
2035: 
* CFRP manufacturing processes consuming considerable less energy than Y2010 SoA processes * Integrated design and manufacturing approaches - One-piece composite manufacturing (to limit joints)
2050: 
* CFRP manufacturing processes consuming dramatically less energy than Y2010 SoA processes

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