[Source: Research & Innovation] The European Union and its citizens are facing major global and internal challenges, with the need to reduce CO2 emissions and noise levels from aircraft being one of them. Aeronautics is one of Europe’s sector of excellence, built on strong industrial performance, innovative technologies and skilled teams, and enjoying global recognition. The European Union has a vision for research and innovation that translates into sound policies to develop innovative, green technologies to improve the environment. In Clean Sky, the private and public sector have joined forces to secure the best results. To mark the closing of Clean Sky 1, the annual Clean Sky Forum will take place on 21-22 March 2017. The first day will feature a series of keynote speeches by high-level representatives from the industry, European Parliament and the European Commission, all involved in Clean Sky. The second day will focus on the technical platforms of Clean Sky 1, with breakout sessions dedicated to reporting the results and achievements.
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