News

The EU funds a consortium with almost EUR 20 million in future radar research

Aalto University participates in the ARTURE consortium, which is funded by the European Defence Fund (EDF).
Electronics - ICT Otaniemessä. Mikroelektroniikan suunnittelua.
The research work utilizes Aalto University's Electronics - ICT EM-shielded room in Otaniemi. Photo: Aalto University

The European Defence Fund (EDF) is a flagship initiative of the European Commission, the goal of which is to promote European defence cooperation by supporting competitive cooperation projects. Now EDF has now selected 61 joint defence R&D projects to be financed, with the EU support totalling almost EUR 1.2 billion.

With selected proposals, EDF supports high-quality defence capability projects such as next-generation fighters, tanks and ships, critical defence technologies as well as development in artificial intelligence, semiconductors, microelectronics design, space, quantum technology and cyber security.

A total of 23 different organisations from several countries participate in the consortium implementing the ARTURO project. In addition to Aalto University, the Finnish partners include CoreHW, a long-term partner in microdesign with Aalto University, and Saab, a strategic partner. The funding is for three years.

‘The goal of the ARTURO consortium is to study future sensors in the radar industry. The project supports the European goal of becoming one of the microchip manufacturers in the future. At Aalto University, we focus on microelectronics and research on integrated circuits within radars, says Professor Jussi Ryynänen.

Further information on funding.

  • Published:
  • Updated:
Share
URL copied!

Read more news

AI-generated colourful images of robot-looking figures and humans programming.
Research & Art Published:

Get with the program – AI-assisted coding is here to stay

Aalto’s computing education researchers are putting large language models to the test and the results are true.
An illustrated book with model wearing summery outfit lays on colourful textiles surface
Research & Art, Studies Published:

DIALOGUES – Creating New Textile Futures exhibition in Dipoli Gallery

The exhibition features research projects and student works related to textiles at Aalto University.
A person wearing a shirt that says "build like an entrepreneur" sitting in class, in front of a drawing
Research & Art Published:

Explore how art can meet entrepreneurship in an exhibition by Aalto students

Final submissions of the Art, Life and Entrepreneurship course by Aalto Ventures Program will be exhibited in the Väre lobby from 29.11.
Andrea Sand
Press releases, Research & Art Published:

Research project develops method for predicting radiation damage in semiconductors

Andrea Sand receives significant funding from European Research Council for research that can open doors for next-generation materials in electronics