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Save the date! SAFUEL at the Aerodays 2015 conference in October.

Bruno Reynard, SAFUEL Project Coordinator, will present the SAFUEL project and its achievements at the 7th European Aeronautics Days – Aerodays 2015.

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

SAFUEL at SPIE Optics + Optoelectronics 2015

The SAFUEL Partners, Italian National Research Council (CNR-IREA) and the Dutch National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR), presented SAFUEL-related poster during the SPIE Optics + Optoelectronics 2015 Conference.

Location: San Francisco, USA

SAFUEL at SPIE Photonic West 2015

SAFUEL partner Italian National Research Council (CNR-IREA) presented SAFUEL-related research during the SPIE Photonic West 2015 Conference.


Polymer optical fiber grating as water activity sensor

Measuring Water Activity of Aviation Fuel Using a Polymer Optical Fibre Bragg Grating

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Aircraft Fuel Systems, Future challenges and innovative solutions

A 2nd Public Forum will be held on the 3rd February 2016 to disseminate final project results.  Stay tuned for further information in the coming weeks.


*** Past event ***

Lisbon, Portugal, 15th May 2014

The FP7 project SAFUEL (The Safer Fuel System) organised the first public forum to present and discuss challenges and innovative solutions for future aircraft fuel systems. The event was hosted by SAFUEL partner Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in Lisbon, Portugal, on 15th May 2014. 
Speakers from both industry and academia presented the latest progress of the research done by the SAFUEL partners in the domains of optical gauging, oxygen sensing, water detection, icing and innovations for future fuel tank technologies.


  • Steve Moss, Senior Inspector (Engineering), Air Accidents Investigation Branch, United Kingdom: “Looking for ice”
  • Franck Hervy, Centre d'Essai des Propulseurs (CEPr), France: “An understanding of icing phenomena in fuel system through an experimental approach”


The proceedings from this event are available for download for all attendees. If you were unable to attend, you are welcome to request access to the proceedings by using the contact form. Your email adress will not be used for any other purposes.


The programme is also available for download.

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