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Airbus Group Innovations

Street: Ottenbecker Damm 12
Zip-Code: 21684
City: Stade
Website: www.airbusgroup.com

Long Description:

Airbus Group Innovations is the corporate research and technology department of Airbus Group. Its primary mission is to develop technological excellence and breakthroughs to support industrial innovations within its divisions: Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters. Airbus Group Innovations operates a global network of corporate Research and Technology (R&T) laboratories that guarantee the technical innovation potential of the Airbus Group with a focus on the long term. The structure of the network is consistent with the Airbus Group R&T strategy and covers the skills and technology fields that are of critical importance to Airbus Group.
In the field of composite technologies, Airbus Group Innovations introduces more automation into the production of carbon fiber composites, which are increasingly used on new aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aerial systems and launchers.

Products + Services:

  • Research project acquisition, management and execution
  • Material development from polymer chemistry to semi-finished material
  • Automation of manufacturing processes
  • Technology consulting

Value-Added Steps

Product Design
Process Simulation
Materials & Auxiliaries
Manufacturing Processes
Production Systems
Material Processing
Joining & Assembly Techniques
Surface Technology
Training & Education
Recycling

Branches

Aerospace
Aerospace
Wind Energy
Wind Energy
Automotive Construction
Automotive Construction
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Transportation
Transportation
Marine Systems
Marine Systems
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering
Misc.
Misc.

Competence Description:

Airbus Group Innovations – Composites Technologies is responsible for research and technology projects spanning from patent filing up to the decision for serial production. The researchers in Composites Technologies execute projects covering the following areas of use: dry fiber preforming, thermoset matrix materials processing, bonding and repair of composites, thermoplastic materials processing and materials development for improved multifunctionality.