Safran consolidates its research into ceramic matrix composites
"Safran first started working on CMCs back in the 1970s. Today, this new center will give the Group the means to step up innovation in this field," says Marc Montaudon, Head of Safran Ceramics center which is based in Le Haillan, near Bordeaux.
Interview with Laurent, Director of the "Data Services" Program at Safran Analytics
1) How would you define the term "Data Services"?
Safran inaugurates ceramic matrix composites research center
Le Haillan, November 6, 2018
The new research center houses a hundred specialists and about 20 doctoral students, with access to 200 state-of-the-art machines, some the only ones of their kind in the world. All machinery and equipment is interconnected to support the real-time acquisition of research data, a key to accelerating innovation and supporting agile research.
Safran’s HRG Crystal™ and Onyx™: a revolution in high-performance naval inertial reference systems
Because of its simple design and mature technologies, the HRG Crystal™ allows Safran to develop new inertial navigation systems featuring ultra-high reliability for both civil and military applications, and offering a wide choice of performance specifications.
First ground test of Safran’s hybrid electric propulsion system
July 19, 2018, Pau-Pyrenees Airport
Safran has passed a major milestone in its hybrid electric propulsion roadmap with the first ground test of a distributed propulsion system. The test run took place at a Safran Helicopter Engines test facility near Pau-Pyrenees Airport, in France.
Paris Air Forum spotlights four startups supported by Safran
Paris, June 21, 2018
Of the eight startups singled out for awards at the Paris Air Forum 2018, four are supported by Safran Corporate Ventures. At the ceremony, these early-stage companies, in which Safran's venture capital arm has invested, were recognized by the major industry players and the Greater Paris region for their innovative edge and credibility in the aerospace sector.
Safran bets on startups to build foundations for the future
Why did you create a corporate venture capital entity within Safran?
Bell and Safran Announce Shared Vision for On Demand Mobility
19 June 2018, Cologne, Germany
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today at the Future of Transportation World Conference a newly formed collaboration with Safran (Euronext Paris: SAF) on the development of innovative hybrid electric power system solutions to support Bell's vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft concept.
Interview with Charles, a Prototype Designer
What is your role at Safran Analytics?
As my job titles suggests, my mission is to make prototypes of solutions to ensure they are viable, before the company invests too many resources in their development. So, I work at the very early stage of the concept and remain focused on the user experience.
Safran third-ranked in patent filings in France for the 7th year in a row
Developing and protecting its intellectual property is a major priority for the Group, in line with its strategy of differentiation through innovation.