Flagship 6 – Rome Technopole

Artificial intelligence, virtual reality and digital twin for advanced engineering and aerospace

Lead industryThales Alenia Space S.p.A.
Universities and EPR: Sapienza Università di Roma, Università di Roma Tor Vergata, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Università degli Studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale,  Università degli Studi della Tuscia, Università LUISS, Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, CNR – Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, INFN – Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, ENEA.
Industries and other entities: Airbus Italia S.p.A., Almaviva S.p.A., BV-Tech S.p.A., MBDA Italia S.p.A.

This project is centered within the digital transition stream and involved different activities in the innovation ecosystem perspective: applied research, technology development and innovation; Open Research Infrastructures; higher education with industrial collaboration.

The scope is to create a Joint Lab to promote a stable cooperation between universities, research centers and industries to develop proof-of-concept level activities in the field of advanced engineering, including space applications, aerospace, satellite technologies, exploiting digital technologies:

  1. Artificial intelligence (Machin & Deep learning) and big-data analytics;
  2. Virtual and augmented reality;
  3. Robotic collaboration;
  4. Virtual testing and simulation;
  5. Co-design and co-engineering thinking to discover new innovative and creative solutions to be tested, validated and integrated.