The European Aeronautics Science Network (EASN) is the Association of the European Academia active in Aviation and Space research. The main objective of EASN is to support the development of new knowledge, innovation and breakthrough technologies through fundamental research in Aviation & Space. The long-term goal of EASN is to develop an open, unique European platform in order to structure, support and upgrade the research activities of the European Universities and to facilitate them to respond to their key role within the European Aviation & Space Research Community. It represents the European Academia in ACARE, the Stakeholder Platform on Space R&I and other forums and committees. EASN currently has ~300 registered members, including individuals, universities and other organizations, through which it can network with more than 10,000 academic staff, researchers and scientists throughout Europe.
The operating arm of the EASN Association is EASN-Technology Innovation Services (EASN-TIS). The latter is contractually linked to EASN and is exclusively authorized to act on its behalf in research projects, including project management and administration. EASN-TIS is a Belgium-based SME with a branch office in Greece. The company has an international presence and strong links to all major stakeholders of aeronautical research. The company has a proven track record and in-depth expertise in dissemination, communication and management processes, as well as in the formation of strategic development policies related to aviation sector. The company is contractually linked to the EASN Association in order to act as its permanent secretariat and exclusively represent and act on behalf of the Association in research projects. Since its establishment, EASN-TIS has participated and currently participates in a plethora of projects (more than 35) both research and Coordination and Support Actions (CSAs), in the majority of which has led and leads the communication & dissemination activities.