Leonardo is one of the world’s major players in Aerospace, Defence and Security, a global solutions provider and a trusted long-term partner of choice for governments, institutions and business customers. It delivers cutting-edge and dual-use technologies, meeting both military and civil requirements. In partnership with our customers, Leonardo works to strengthen global security, protect people, territories, infrastructure and cyber networks. It guarantees the safe management of air, sea and urban spaces, as well as largescale events. It has a solid industrial legacy, strengthened by the expertise of its people and the continuous pursuit of innovation in its core technologies. Underpinned by a sustainable business model, Leonardo is pursuing a path of long-term growth that will create value for all its stakeholders.
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is the centrepiece of the European Union’s strategy for aviation safety. EASA’s mission is to promote and achieve the highest common standards of safety and environmental protection in civil aviation. Based in Cologne, the Agency employs experts and administrators from all over Europe.
Established in 1863, Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI) is among the leading scientific and technological universities in Europe and it is the largest Technical University in Italy for Engineering, Architecture and Industrial Design. Its premises are spread over 7 campuses for better interaction with local communities and private companies. According to QS Ranking 2015, Politecnico holds the 22nd position in the world, the 8th in Europe and the 1st in Italy in the fields of Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering.
DLR (english: German Aerospace Center) is the national aeronautics and space research centre of the Federal Republic of Germany. Its extensive research and development work in aeronautics, space, energy, transport and security is integrated into national and international cooperative ventures. In addition to its own research, as Germany’s space agency, DLR has been given responsibility by the federal government for the planning and implementation of the German space programme.
As the UK’s only exclusively postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships is creating leaders in technology and management globally. Cranfield’s distinctive expertise is in our deep understanding of technology and management and how these work together to benefit the world.
The Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR) (former company name: National Aerospace Laboratory) is an independent non-profit organisation that provides technological support to aerospace industries, to operators of civil and military aircraft, airports and ATC systems, to authorities, and to international organisations all over the world. NLR is a customer-oriented research organisation, working under national and international contracts in projects concerning aircraft development, aircraft operations, and space technology.
The University of Liverpool is a public university based in the city of Liverpool, England. Founded as a college in 1881, it gained its royal charter in 1903 with the ability to award degrees and is also known to be one of the six original “red brick” civic universities. It comprises three faculties organised into 35 departments and schools. It is a founding member of the Russell Group, the N8 Group for research collaboration and the University Management school is AACSB accredited.
Fondazione Politecnico di Milano was established in 2003 on the behest of Politecnico di Milano, Milan’s main institutions and the regional government of
Lombardy, with the support of several important business companies.
The Foundation contributes towards innovating and developing Italy’s economic and productive landscape, operating to improve the efficiency of relationships between Politecnico di Milano and companies, institutions and public authorities, by providing professional support, including on an international scale, to research, education and Politecnico di Milano’s third mission.