Next-MGT

Next-MGT

The Next-MGT (Next Generation of Micro Gas Turbines for High Efficiency, Low Emissions and Fuel Flexibility) project, under the EU Marie Curie FP7 Framework, focuses on the development of micro gas turbines with improved performance characteristics. The main objectives of the project are:
  • Cycle innovations and tech...
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HECARRUS

HECARRUS

The HECARRUS (Hybrid ElectriC smAll commuteR aiRcraft conceptUal deSign) project, under the EU CLEAN-SKY 2 framework, focuses on the conceptual design of a small commuter aircraft utilizing a hybrid-electric propulsion system. The main objectives of the project include:
  • Reviewing the Technological Readiness Level (TRL), identification of the primary Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and assessment on component/subcomponent level of powertrain components.
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ESTHISIS

ESTHISIS

The Esthisis (ΕΣΘΙΣΗΣ, Έξυπνο Σύστημα Αισθητήρων Ανίχνευσης Διαρροής σε Αγωγούς Μεταφοράς Προϊόντων Πετρελαίου σε Περιβάλλον Θορύβου-Smart Leakage Detection Sensor System in Petroleum Product Pipelines in a Noisy Environment) project focuses on the development of smart leakage detection sensors. 

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PUMP-HEAT

PUMP-HEAT

The PUMP-HEAT (Performance Untapped Modulation for Power and Heat via Energy Accumulation Technologies), under the EU HORIZON 2020 Framework, focuses on the management of rejected heat from thermal power plants.

The main objectives of the project are:

  • The development of an integrated and flexibility orien...
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Better Life with MgO

Better Life with MgO

The Better Life with MgO project, under the EU LIFE15 ENV framework, focuses on the demonstration of a new dry desulfurization technology, utilizing magnesium oxide (MgO) as a sorbent for sulfur oxide (SOx) pollutants. Apart from demonstrating the feasibility of this method, the objectives of this project include:
  • T...
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EURRICA

EURRICA

The main goal of the EURRICA project is the synergetic evaluation of disruptive technologies on a novel Blended-Wing-Body medium-sized, fixed-wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) platform. The BWB layout is selected as the base platform, due to reasons related primarily to its great aerodynamic efficiency and large internal volume.

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ADVENTUS

ADVENTUS

The main goal of the ADVENTUS project is the optimization of an existing Small Horizontal Wind Turbine (SHWT), by introducing passive and active flow control techniques. In order to optimize the efficiency of the SHWT, the complex flow phenomena that are present in high turbulence, low Reynolds numbers regions are extensively studied, both experimentally and computationally. More

MPU-RX4

Multirole Portable UAS

The Multirole Portable UAS (MPU) is a three year project to develop and manufacture an innovative robotic Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) for multiple purposes. The project consists of a multi-purpose hybrid Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV), and a portable ground station (PGS). It can provide its services in missions of mapping, photogrammetry, search and rescue, surveillance, guarding and patrolling, and agriculture. There is also potential of deploym...
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DREAM

DREAM

The DREAM (valiDation of Radical Engine Architecture systeMs) project, under the EU FP 7 Transport framework, focuses on novel aeroengine configurations, aiming at:
  • Reducing CO2 emissions by 9% over and above VITAL/EEFAE TRL 4/5 (7% better than ACARE or 27% more than Year 2000 Engine).
  • Reducing noise by 3dB per opera...
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