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A testing center of impacts to protect aircrafts was inaugurated (Sciences et Avenir)


La plateforme expérimentale STIMPACT qui permet de simuler des collisions entre des aéronefs et des débris ou des oiseaux a été inaugurée le 16 mars 2017.

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[Interactive charts] The good figures of the French Institutes of Technology (FIT)


“Selon les derniers chiffres recueillis par l’association French Institues of Technology (FIT), au 31 décembre 2016, les huit IRT français ont déjà participé à 104 transferts de technologies, déposés 206 brevets ou logiciels et créé 61 plateformes technologiques…”

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New equipment at the IRT Saint Exupéry – an electric motor test bench

The characterisation platform for the more electrical aircraft domain at IRT Saint Exupéry has been expanded with the arrival of a new electric motor test bench to work in conjunction with hysteresisgraph purchased in 2015. It supports the ‘technology bricks’ [...]

The foundation of RTRA STAE hosted soon by the IRT Saint Exupéry

The RTRA[1] STAE (science and technology for aeronautics and space) is a network of 40 laboratories based in the Occitanie region, with 233 researchers and engineers recruited for projects including 152 post-doctorate research projects since its creation in 2007. Its [...]

Study on ALM stakes and impacts in the Occitania Region

On January 10th, Madeeli - the agency of the economic development, the export and the innovation of the Occitania region - presented the results of the “Additive Layer Manufacturing: stakes and impacts in the Occitania / Pyrénées-Mediterranées Region” study to [...]

IRT 2016 Annual Report is now available

Three years after its launch, IRT Saint Exupéry has received very positive feedback from its industrial and academic partners as well as from the French government, which definitely confirms that it has successfully taken off. 2016 was a very fruitful year [...]

Happy New Year 2017


IRT Saint Exupéry, Jules Verne, M2P & SystemX work together on additive manufacturing

Since the association of IRTs was created: The French Institutes of Technology (FIT), scientific cooperation are going on between IRTs. First iconic project deals with Additive Manufacturing where a 64 million euros program is to be launched within the end [...]

ESARS ITEC 2016: D. Boroyevich (CPES, Virginia Tech) as keynote

Dushan Boroyevich
The joint edition of the two conferences "International Conference on Electrical Systems for Aircraft, Railway, Ship Propulsion and Road Vehicles" (ESARS) and the "International Transportation Electrification Conference" (ITEC) was a real success. More than 160 researchers from industry and universities [...]

The Antoine de Saint Exupéry name provides the IRT with an important vision

IRT Saint Exupéry recently took part in celebrations for the 90th anniversary of the aviator’s arrival in Toulouse, where he was a pioneering pilot, flying with Latécoère and the Aéropostale airlines. Held on 14 October at the Cité de l’Espace, [...]