Consortium Members

University of WestminsterNetwork coordinator; exploratory-applied research coordination and transfer; thematic challenge definition.
EUROCONTROLSESAR Innovation Days; coordination with SESAR Scientific Committee; innovative research opportunity mapping.
European Aviation Safety AgencyExploratory-applied research coordination and transfer; thematic challenge definition.
FrequentisExploratory-applied research coordination and transfer; thematic challenge definition.
InnaxisVisual identity; ATM concepts roadmap; KTN observatory and knowledge hub.
Technical University DelftCommunication and dissemination; support to the SJU; coordination with SESAR industrial research.
University of Belgrade – Faculty of Transport and Traffic EngineeringSummer school coordination; undergraduate training; postgraduate programme.
University of TriestePostgraduate and PhD research programmes; undergraduate training; thematic workshops.


Industry partners

The industry partners are those who have signed an Engage Letter of Intent, agreeing to make specific inputs into the KTN, such as: sitting on the Awards Board; offering advice to PhD candidates or other researchers; helping to define the ATM concepts roadmap for future industry needs not currently being addressed; getting involved in defining the thematic challenges and corresponding workshops; participating in the SESAR Innovation Days and reviewing submitted papers. These partners include those informing and advising policy-making in Europe, reflecting the regulatory and policy context as an extremely important factor in determining the evolution of the ATM landscape.

Advanced Logistics Group (ALG)
AGIFORS – Airline Group of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies
Air Traffic Controllers European Unions Coordination (ATCEUC)
Airport Gurus
Airport Regions Conference (ARC)
American Airlines
Association for the Scientific Development of ATM in Europe (ASDA)
Autoridade Nacional da Aviação Civil (ANAC)
Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)
Boeing Research and Technology Europe (BR&T-Europe)
Bundesaufsichtsamt für Flugsicherung (BAF)

Cirium (formerly FlightGlobal)
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
COOPANS Consortium
Department for Transport (UK)
Direction des Services de la Navigation Aérienne (DSNA)
Direktorat civilnog vazduhoplovstva Republike Srbije (DCV)
European Meteorological Services Network (EUMETNET)
European Passengers’ Federation (EPF)
Executive Airlines
Ferrovial Agroman
Flughafen München / Munich Airport
Gestair SL
Heathrow Airport Limited
HEMAV – High Endurance Multipurpose Aerial Vehicles

Honeywell Aerospace
IFSTTAR – Institut Français des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l’Aménagement et des Réseaux
INFORM – Institut für Operations Research und Management GmbH
International Air Transport Passenger Association (IATPA)
International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Associations (IFATCA)
International Federation of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Associations (IFATSEA)
Irish Aviation Authority (IAA)
LFV – Luftfartsverket
London Luton Airport
Lufthansa Systems

Manchester Airport
Network Manager (EUROCONTROL)
NEXTOR II Consortium – University of California, Berkeley and University of Maryland
PACE Aerospace Engineering & Information Technology
Pegasus Airlines
QinetiQ Ltd
Raytheon UK
Sabre Airline Solutions
skeyes (formerly Belgocontrol)
SWISS – Swiss International Air Lines
TÜBİTAK – The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey
Turkish Airlines

Awards Board

The Awards Board comprises fixed members from the consortium, the SJU, ASDA and NEXTOR II, with rotating membership from the industry partners. Each institution has one vote. The Awards Board will primarily vote on awards of PhDs/theses and of catalyst funds, in addition to other matters deemed to comprise an award, or as may be requested within the operation of the KTN by the SJU. Interdisciplinary experts may also be consulted. As a safeguard of neutrality, the Awards Board will be permanently chaired by EUROCONTROL, which has no financial interest in any of the decisions made and which will have a deciding vote in any split decisions.

On matters of potential conflict of interest, members shall abstain. Consortium members cannot vote on any award, for which they are a (co-)applicant (e.g. regarding PhDs/theses) and they are ineligible to apply for any catalyst funding.