The consortium consists of large industries, SMEs (Small and Medium sized Enterprise), universities and academic research institutions. The participants cover five countries of the EUREKA full member states:
- The Netherlands.
The industries and SMEs have a broad coverage of aircraft structures and systems, ensuring that relevant points of view with respect to the real-world applicability of the project results are driving the direction of research. Further more, leading institutes, universities and SMEs w.r.t state-of-the-art in engineering-centric methodologies and software tooling for MDO are well represented in the consortium. The combination of large industry and SMEs reflects the typical situation of co llaborative and distributed business structures in Europe and thus guarantees that the research goals address relevant challenges of today’s industry.