The automotive, aeronautics and space industries have undergone significant technological change in recent years. These changes include developing more sustainable outputs, reducing fuel consumption, or integrating cutting-edge software to industrial automation to improve manufacturing processes and vehicle performance.
Examples of eligible R&D activities:
- Production of engines, chassis, and vehicle components using advanced processes, such as new technologies to reduce emissions and innovative materials to improve product performance;
- Development of new vehicle safety solutions such as braking systems, driver assistance technologies and remote assistance software to improve functionality;
- Prototyping and testing of parts and other components;
- Experimentation with new materials and equipment.