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1/12/2022

COMPLETION OF RIVERS PROJECT

The RIVERS project launched in May 2019 with the Université de Nantes and Siemens Gamesa has recently come to an end.   The main objective of this project was to study the feasibility of adapting and implementing a solution for structural health monitoring of a composite offshore wind turbine blade, based on the Digital Image […]

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16/09/2022

The Jules Verne Institute wins 6 new European projects and ranks 8th among all French institutions in 2022.

The Jules Verne Institute has established itself in the European research landscape and continues its progress by winning 6 new projects selected within the framework of the European Union’s Horizon Europe framework programme. Furthermore, for the first time, the Jules Verne Institute will lead a European research project as coordinating institution. The Institute ranks 8th […]

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24/08/2022

JULY 11, 2022: BOARDING THE NAUTILUS, 10 YEARS AFTER THE BIRTH OF IRT JULES VERNE

  So much emotion! July 11, 2022 marked the arrival of our employees in the NAUTILUS, our new workplace in the heart of the manufacturing campus in the southwest of Nantes Metropole. A 7,000m2 building – including 4,000m2 of technological space – dedicated to industrial innovation.   Focus on the entrance of the employees in […]

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19/07/2022

Completion of the European project imPURE

The European project imPURE initiated in 2020 with the IRT Jules Verne and 19 other industrial and academic partners from 8 European countries ended a few days ago. The project partners took stock of the results obtained during these 18 months of development.   Context and objectives The imPure project was launched in the context […]

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22/06/2022

JULES VERNE INSTITUTE IS INVOLVED IN A NEW EUROPEAN PROJECT: CAELESTIS!

CAELESTIS is a new project funded by the European Commission under the Horizon Europe programme focused on the aeronautics industry and aiming to digitise the entire design and manufacturing process of aeronautical parts.   The kick-off meeting of this project took place on 9 and 10 May 2022 in O Porriño, Spain, with the presence […]

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31/03/2022

AFAL project completion

The feasibility study, AFAL, initiated in 2021 with DAHER, ended a few days ago.    In the current context, automatic draping technologies are poorly adapted to small parts and require the intervention of specialised operators. While their skills are essential for complex parts, it is interesting to think about automation for simpler parts.  In this […]

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31/03/2022

LAUNCH OF THE HYBRITECH PROJECT TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE AERONAUTICAL SECTOR, PARTICULARLY WITH REGARD TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF THEIR PROCESSES

The IRT Jules Verne and its partners, AIRBUS and LOIRETECH, have just launched the HYBRITECH project for a duration of 36 months and a budget of 2.8M€.   Composite materials for aeronautical applications and their implementation are now widely mastered. However, the context of increasing aeronautical production rates requires a review of aspects of the […]

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31/03/2022

DISCOVER THE MOVIE ON ZEBRA PROJECT

The ZEBRA (Zero wastE Blade ReseArch) project today marks an important step in the industry’s transition to a circular economy with the completion of a 62m prototype blade made from Elium® resin, a thermoplastic resin known for its recyclable properties, and new high performance fibreglass materials.   Discover now the dedicated film :   To […]

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25/03/2022

A VERSATILE LAB COBOT FOR NDT

Inspection operations are generally considered bottlenecks in the ever-increasing flow of composite parts manufacturing. Manufacturers are constantly looking for ways to reduce the cost of testing, in particular by focusing on how to automate these operations. Progress made in the areas of robotisation and digital technologies has participated, to a great extent, in offering them […]

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