Director of the Łukasiewicz – Institute of Aviation, Paweł Stężycki, has been nominated to the new management board of the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD).
ASD is the voice of the European aerospace, defense and security industries, with 18 largest European companies and 23 national associations in 18 countries as direct members.
Poland in ASD is represented by the Polish Aviation Industry Association whose new president elected in June this year is also director Stężycki.
The term of office of the ASD management board is scheduled for 2 years until 2023.
About the ASD association
The aim of the ASD is to promote the best interest of industry in dialogue with the EU institutions and other stakeholders. The association contributes to the development of effective policy and legislation at European and global level by promoting common positions; it also promotes international cooperation and dialogue with other associations and international organizations.
ASD members together employed more than 870,000 people and generated a turnover of €246 billion in 2018.
The Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Aviation is one of the most modern research facilities in Europe, with traditions dating back to 1926. The Institute closely cooperates with global tycoons of the aviation industry, such as: GE, Airbus, Pratt & Whitney, and institutions from the space industry, including the European Space Agency. Strategic research areas of the Institute are aviation, space and unmanned technologies. It also provides research and services for domestic and foreign industries in the field of materials, composite, additive, remote sensing, energy mining technologies.
The Łukasiewicz Research Network provides attractive, complete and competitive technological solutions. It offers a unique system of “challenging” to business, thanks to which a group of 4,500 scientists in no more than 15 working days accepts the business challenge and proposes the entrepreneur to develop an effective implementation solution. At the same time, it involves the highest competences of scientists in Poland and a scientific apparatus unique in Poland. What is most important – the entrepreneur does not bear any costs related to the development of an idea for research work. Łukasiewicz meets the expectations of business in a convenient way. The entrepreneur may decide to contact us not only through the form at https://lukasiewicz.gov.pl/biznes/ but also in more than 50 locations: the Łukasiewicz Institutes and their branches throughout Poland. They will receive the same – high quality – product or service everywhere. The Łukasiewicz potential is focused around such research areas as: health, intelligent mobility, digital transformation and sustainable economy and energy.