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Paris, France

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Safran is an international high-technology group and tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment in its core markets of Aerospace, Defense and Security. Operating worldwide, Safran has over 70,000 employees and logged sales of 17.4 billion euros in 2015. Comprising a number of companies, Safran holds, alone or in partnership, world or European leadership positions in its markets. Safran undertakes extensive Research & Development programs to keep pace with its fast-evolving markets, including expenditures of over 2 billion euros in 2015.
In 2015, Safran inaugurated Safran Tech, its dedicated research center to complement the R&T works done by Group businesses.

Safran seeks to improve its competitiveness in its high technology markets by :

  • Increase its capacity to ensure long-term innovation through upstream research
  • Foster transversality between the different businesses of the Group

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Task 1.1: Strategic decision making and project governance
Task 1.2: Scientific Coordination and technical review
Task 1.3: Project management and administration

WP2 : Validated tools for accurate PSD soot prediction

Task 2.1: Experiments correlated to soot formation
Task 2.2: Comprehension of phenomena related to soot formation and oxidation - detailed sub models
Task 2.3: Soot modelling for numerical simulations of turbulent flames
Task 2.4: Model validation and application

WP3 : Reliable cooling design for durable combustors

Task 3.1: Near-wall region improved description
Task 3.2: Understanding of heat transfer and cooling

WP4 : Innovative applications

Task 4.1: Combustor optimization for soot reduction
Task 4.2: Innovative low emission injection systems and thermal optimization of the combustor

WP5 : Dissemination and Exploitation

Task 5.1: Development of dissemination & communication plan
Task 5.2: Dissemination & communication
Task 5.3: Exploitation Planning
Task 5.4: IP Management
Task 5.5: Interaction with Regulatory networks