Niedersachsen Aviation

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22.03.17 EACP-ABROAD last fact-finding mission: Brazil

At the end of January the EACP-ABROAD project concluded on a positive note the series of f


15.03.17 AERTEC Solutions presents its TARSIS RPAS solutions at HOMSEC 2017

The international engineering firm specialised in technologies applied to aeronautics tak


Contact

Norbert Steinkemper
Geschäftsstelle Hamburg
Veritaskai 4
21079 Hamburg
Germany

Ph   +49 (40) 355 103 424
Fax  +49 (40) 355 103 30
steinkemper(at)niedersachsen-aviation.de

 

Website

www.niedersachsen-aviation.de

Niedersachsen Aviation

Cluster Description

Facts & Figures

Number of companies 250
Number of employees 30,000
Number of research institutes 52 institutes at 9 universities and 5 independent private research organizations
Other cluster members Niedersachsen State Chancellery, Niedersachsen State Ministry for Economics, Labour and Transport, Niedersachsen State Ministry for Science and Culture, Niedersachsen Innovation Centre
   

Cluster Management

Organizational form Initiative, started in October 2008
Financing Public funding + private-public-partnership
   

Main Actors

Main industry actors Airbus, Premium Aerotec GmbH, MTU Maintenance, Hannover Airport, Hapag Lloyd Flug / TUIfly, Brötje Automation GmbH, Saertex Stade, Alcoa, AutoGyro
Main research institutes
  • Niedersachsen Institute of Technology, NTH
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  • DLR - German Aerospace Center (Braunschweig, Göttingen, Trauen, Stade)
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  • Technical University of Braunschweig Carolo-Wilhelmina
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  • University of Hannover: 5 institutes
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  • Technical University of Clausthal
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  • Research Airport Braunschweig
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  • CFRP Valley Stade, Composite Technology Center Stade, CFRP Campus Stade
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  • Hannover Centre for Production Technology
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  • OFFIS-Institute Oldenburg
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  • Private University of Applied Sciences Göttingen
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    Cluster Competences and Strategy

    Strengths & Competences

    • equipment + machinery, avionics
    • general + business aviation
    • structural component systems
    • materials, i.e. composites
    • air traffic management
    • maintenance, repair and overhaul
    • research + development
    • human resources + qualification

    Science & Research

    • Research center for CFRP / composite material in stade “CFK-Nord” next to CFK-Campus Nord (EADS, Airbus, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, CFK-Valley Stade, Dow Chemicals Germany)
    • Research Airport Braunschweig: center of competence in traffic safety and traffic management (+30 companies and institutions, i.e.: Aerodata AG, German Aerospace Center/DLR, Braunschweig Airport, GZVB, Luftfahrt-Bundesamt, Siemens IT Solutions and Services, TÜV NORD Akademie, DEKRA Akademie, VW Volkswagen Air Services, TU Braunschweig)
    • C²A²S²E - Center for Computer Applications in AeroSpace Science and Engineering (German Aerospace Center)

    International Collaboration

    • Founding member of EACP
    • Partnership with the North-American network "Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance" (Seattle) www.pnaa.net
    • Formal coorperation with Washington State (USA)

    Main Challenges

    • secure the economic future of the aeronautics industry in Niedersachsen and Northern Germany
    • develop new market access for Niedersachsens aeronautic industry
    • spread of technology used in the aeronautic industry into the whole mobility business.