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The research of CIMNE on aeronautics in China, highlighted by the media

The consortium of the UPC and the Catalan Government, CIMNE, has recently appeared at nearly twenty media. The main dailies such as La Vanguardia, El Periódico, El País or Ara; the press agencies (EFE, Europa Press), the television (TV3) and the specialized press (Economía Digital, Aviación digital, Sociedad aeronáutica…) has highlighted the Center for its research on aeronautics in China.

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The European Commission is promoting the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme China is developing its civil aviation vigorously. Currently, CIMNE has been selected to participate in 4 RTD projects within the H2020 program and coordinates one of them.

CIMNE will investigate in different areas within this field such as the noise reduction, the air resistance of the aircraft, the use of new materials and the processes optimization of manufacturing parts for aircraft. The Research Center will receive more than 700,000 euros for participating in these investigations, which will run for three years.

Background: A decade of joint research in China

In the period 2005-2015, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China and the European Commission promoted together a fruitful cooperation in the aviation technology. During this period, CIMNE has participated in 6 RTD projects sponsored by the EU-China Program, coordinating 5 of them.

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