Association of European Research Establishments in Aeronautics


Association of European Research Establishments in Aeronautics

EREA is a non-profit organisation whose members are Europe’s most outstanding research centres in the field of aeronautics and air transport.


Aeronautics research

We intensify the co-operation in the field of civil, military and space-related aeronautics research

Joint activities

We facilitate an integrated management of joint activities, thereby contributing to Europe’s role as a global player in aeronautics


We improve and intensify the co-operation with third parties in the field of aeronautics

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Key Figures 2022

Employees in aviation


Internal aviation research


Revenue from EU projects


Number of PhD thesis


Number of publications


Number of new patents


Our Recent News

July 28, 2023

ReThinking aviation: sector calls for circularity in aviation at Le Bourget Airshow

If we are to tackle ALL emissions from aviation, we must completely ReThink Aviation. ReUse, ReCycle, RePair and ReBuild; that was the motto of the event organised jointly by the…
July 28, 2023

EREA invited to participate in a panel on Technology Infrastructures during annual meeting of the European TTO Circle

During the 14th meeting of the European Technology Transfer Offices (TTO) Circle in Berlin at the end of June, EREA and the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission participated…
March 6, 2023

EREA position paper on past, present and future FPs

EREA welcomed the opportunity offered by the European Commission through the recently closed Public consultation on the past, present and future of the European Research & Innovation Framework programmes 2014-2027…


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