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16/02/2024

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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20/12/2023

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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21/11/2023

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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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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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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4/02/2022

Launch of the 3DCALOR project for the additive manufacturing of heat exchangers

The IRT Jules Verne and its partners, Fives (Manufacturing of heat exchangers), AddUp (Additive Metal Manufacturing and 3D Printing) and the CNRS/LTEN (Laboratory of Thermics and Energy of Nantes) have launched the 3DCALOR project for a duration of 12 months.   In the current context of increasing the performance of heat exchangers, the consortium will […]

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