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What does the Airbus Helicopters Open Innovation plan seek to achieve?


The goal of the Airbus Helicopters Open Innovation project is to invite, select and support valid initiatives and technologies that can be applied in the short term to helicopter products and their environment. The project enables priority identification of creative, proactive companies looking to develop new markets by helping the division enhance its products and services and become even more competitive.

Airbus Helicopters selects proposals in line with rigorous, predefined criteria that emphasize the importance of:

  • Technological breakthroughs.
  • Speedy returns on investments.
  • Increased customer satisfaction and better quality of service.
  • Its ability to accommodate the specific needs of the aerospace industry.

  • Airbus Helicopters offers a partnership with innovators as part of a contractual framework that takes specific aspects of innovation into account, such as the harnessing of know-how and intellectual property with a realistic approach to industrial development.


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