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Launch of MAXIMA Project

IRT Jules Verne, AIRBUS and DAHER have just launched the MAXIMA (Multi AXIal Material Additive) project for a period of 30 months.   Today, the use of extrusion additive manufacturing is limited to materials whose transformation temperatures and chemical properties render them easy to process. However, their poor mechanical properties limit their fields of application, […]

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AIRBUS is setting up at IRT Jules Verne for 2 days

It is with immense pleasure that we hosted Airbus’ annual “Airframe & Industrial Technology Centers” conference at Nautilus on January 30th and 31st!   Gathering of excellence: Over 180 participants from Airbus R&T and 11 technocenters specializing in key areas such as additive manufacturing, composite and metallic processes, robotics, and digital co-design and manufacturing contributed […]

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The European Project FIBRE4YARDS Redefines the Shipbuilding Industry with Next-Generation Composite Technologies

Nantes, France – 20th decembre 2023   After 3 years of collaborative development, the European project FIBRE4YARDS proudly announces its results at its closure this week. This collaborative project, dedicated to the use of fiber-reinforced polymers (FRP) in shipbuilding using Industry 4.0 concepts, involves 13 partners from 6 European countries. Focused on optimizing production costs […]

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ZEBRA Consortium Unveils Second Recyclable Wind Turbine Blade, Advances Sustainability in Wind Energy

Castellón, December 14th 2023   The ZEBRA (Zero wastE Blade ReseArch) consortium today announces the successful completion of the full scale validation testing of the first recycable blade and production of the second recyclable thermoplastic blade, further advancing the wind industry’s commitment to achieving a circular economy. The second blade, measuring 77 m in length, […]

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The CONNECT project kick-off

The Jules Verne Institute of Technological Research and its project partners, AIRBUS ATLANTIC, AIRBUS OPERATIONS, DAHER AEROSPACE, LATECOERE, LIEBHERR AEROSPACE TOULOUSE, NANTES UNIVERSITY (LTeN) and CERO have just launched the CONNECT project for a duration of 30 months and a budget of 2,7 M€.   Previous projects COSMOS / COSMOS-PEEK were completed in 2022 with […]

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3 Questions to COLINE FIQUET, Europe Team Manager at IRT Jules Verne

Coline Fiquet joined IRT Jules Verne early September 2023 as the Europe team manager.     © IRT Jules Verne Interview   Tell us about your background and previous experiences ? After 4 years of studying geography and obtaining a Master’s degree in geography specialized on emerging and developing countries, I shifted my focus towards […]

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The RECIF project is the winner of the AMI 2022 of CORIMER!

The RECIF project led by SOFRESID ENGINEERING, a subsidiary of Saipem and headquartered in France, has been designated the winner of the CORIMER (Conseil d’Orientation pour la Recherche et l’Innovation des Industriels de la Mer) call for expressions of interest for the year 2022 during the “Assises de l’économie de la mer 2022”.   The […]

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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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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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