Project title: “Development and implementation of an innovative design service for turbojet engines using additive technology and advanced cooling methods”

Project goal:

The aim of the project is to conduct research & development works in order to create a new, global- scale product innovation related to designing turbojet engine components with the use of 3D printing technology.

The innovation will constitute best practices and will be widely used in the aircraft engines.

The project result is a response to the market needs related to the increasing demand for air transport, e.g. shortening the production lead time and providing technologically advanced concepts at a competitive price while maintaining the highest safety standards. A significant benefit to the customers resulting from the additive manufacturing used, is a possible reduction of weight of the entire engine in order to improve its performance and enhancement of the engine components life span through the reduction of connections in the engine modules.

Managing manager and R&D manager of the project at General Electric Company Polska Sp. z o.o.: Tomasz Żochowski, MSc. Eng.

Project coordinator at Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Aviation: Artur Rudnik, MSc. Eng.

Project duration: 01.06.2020 – 31.03.2022

Funding institution: European Union; Mazovian Unit for EU Programmes Implementation

Programme’s name: Regional Operational Programme of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship 2014-2020

Partners: General Electric Company Polska Sp. z o.o. – coordinator, Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Aviation

The project eligible budget: 8,042,025.95 PLN (4,763,591.87 PLN co-financed by EU Funding)

Agreement no: RPMA.01.02.00-14-b479/18

Project co-financed by the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund under: Priority Axis I “The use of research and development activities in the economy” Measure 1.2 “Research and development activities of enterprises” of the Regional Operational Programme of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship for 2014 – 2020.

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