Workshop 2017 presentations

EPIC WORKSHOP 2017 – Presentations

Centro para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Industrial – CDTI

24-25 October 2017

Cid, 4. 28001 Madrid (Spain)


EPIC Workshop Final Programme: Tuesday 24th October 2017


08:20-09:00 Registration


Welcome (Chair: J. López Reig, CDTI)

09:00-09:15 Jorge LÓPEZ REIG, CDTI: CDTI Welcome, Inauguration Workshop
09:15-09:30 Jorge LÓPEZ REIG, CDTI: Introduction, and organization logistics
09:30-09:50 José GONZÁLEZ DEL AMO, ESA: PSA Welcome, and EPIC Workshop Objectives


H2020, EP SRC and PSA (Chair: J. Gonzalez Del Amo, ESA)

9:50-10:10 Tanja ZEGERS, European Commission: SRC & EPIC policy context, H2020 WP 2018-2020
10:10-10:30 Florence BEROUD, REA: Implementation of the SRCs
10:30-10:40 José GONZÁLEZ DEL AMO, ESA: EPIC PSA and activities


10:40-11:15 Coffee break


Incremental SRC Operational Grants (Chair: L. Martin-Perez, DLR)

11:15-11:55 Idris HABBASSI, Safran Aircraft Engines: CHEOPS Consortium for Hall Effect Orbital Propulsion System
12:35-13:15 Ernst BOSCH, Thales Deutschland GmbH: HEMPT-NG – Development to provide European competitive EP solutions for future space missions


13:15-14:15 Lunch break


Satellite Large System Integrators (Chair: P. Lionnet, Eurospace)

14:15-14:30 José GONZÁLEZ DEL AMO, ESA: Disruptive thruster technologies for telecom & constellations markets
14:30-14:45 Vincent JACOD, Airbus Defence & Space: Electric Propulsion Market Trend
14:45-15:00 Philippe LAMOTTE, Thales Alenia Space: TAS drivers towards electric propulsion versus satellites applications
15:00-15:15 Birk WOLLENHAUPT, OHB Systems: OHB’s reflections about the first study phase


Satellite Operators (Chair: R. Pavone, SME4SPACE)

15:15-15:30 David MOSTAZA-PRIETO, Hispasat: Hispasat and Electric Propulsion
15:45-16:00 Eric KRUCH, SES: SES Perspective on Electric Propulsion


Round table with LSI and Satellite Operators

“Electric Propulsion in the telecom and constellations markets” (Chair: R. Pavone, SME4S; Rapporteur: J. Gonzalez Del Amo, ESA)

16:00-16:45: Vincent JACOD, Airbus Defence & Space; Philippe LAMOTTE, Thales Alenia Space; Markus PEUKERT, OHB Systems; David MOSTAZA-PRIETO, Hispasat; Cosmo CASAREGOLA, Eutelsal; Eric KRUCH, SES.



Picture: Round table with Satellite Large System Integrators (primes) and Satellite Operators during the EPIC Workshop 2017


16:45-17:15 Coffee break


Disruptive SRC Operational Grants (Chair: : N. Cox, UKSA)

17:15-17:45 Louis / Eric GRIMAUD / BRIDOT, Safran Electronics & Defense: GANOMIC: Disruptive technologies for PPU cost & volume efficiency
17:45-18:15 John STARK, Queen Mary Univ. of London: HIPERLOC-EP: Development of Electrospray Colloid Electric Propulsion as a low cost disruptive propulsion technology
18:15-18:45 Denis PACKAN, ONERA: MINOTOR H2020 project for ECR thruster development


18:45- 19:45 Workshop cocktail


EPIC Workshop Final Programme: Wednesday 25th October 2017


08:30-09:00 Registration


Welcome of the day

09:00-09:15 Jorge LÓPEZ REIG, CDTI: Introduction, and organization logistics


Incremental Technologies PPUs (Chair: J. López Reig, CDTI)

09:15- 9:30 Fernando PINTÓ, Airbus Defence & Space: PPU activities in Airbus DS Space Equipment
09:30-9:45 Guillaume / Javier / Nicoletta GLORIEUX / PALENCIA / WAGNER, Airbus Defence & Space (FR / ES / DE): PPU developments for Incremental Technologies (HET / GIE / HEMPT) and common building blocks
09:45-10:00 Frédéric VARASTET, Safran Electronics & Defense: Safran PPU roadmap
10:00-10:15 Eric BOURGUIGNON, Thales Alenia Space Belgium: GEO Dual Mode PPU and LEO HEMPT PPU


10:15-10:45 Coffee break


Incremental Technologies (Chair: F.-X. Thibaut, BELSPO)

10:45-11:00 Farid INFED, ArianeGroup: Shape Memory Alloy Valve – New Technology for Telecom Satellite Applications
11:00-11:15 Michel POUCET, Bradford Engineering BV: Development of the Next-Generation Fluid Management Technologies for LEO, GEO & Navigation Satellites
11:15-11:30 Kevin HALL, QinetiQ: Development of a Ring Cusp high power thruster
11:45-12:00 Daniele PAVARIN, University of Padua: Helicon research at University of Padua and T4i
12:00-12:15 Pablo FAJARDO, Universidad Carlos III Madrid: An advanced simulation code for Hall effect thrusters
12:15-12:30 Jochen SCHEIN, Universität der Bundeswehr/Transmit: RIT technology for space debris removal


Round table “Trends in Power Processing Units” (Chair: : M. Gollor, ESA)


12:30-13:15 Matthias GOLLOR, ESA: PPU Trends Master; Eric BOURGUIGNON, Thales Alenia Space Belgium; Luca BENETTI, SITAEL S.p.A.; Fernando PINTÓ, Airbus Defence & Space; Alain DEMAIRÉ (OHB-SW PPU presentation), OHB Sweden OHB-SW PPUs round table


13:15-14:15 Lunch break


Disruptive Thruster Technologies I (Chair: F. Castanet & C. Boniface, CNES)

14:15-14:30 Franz Georg HEY, Airbus Defence & Space: Electric Propulsion Opportunities for Future Scientific Explorations Missions
14:30-14:45 Alberto GARBAYO, AVS Added Value Solutions: Disruptive EP technologies at AVS
14:45-15:00 Georg HERDRICH, Baylor University/ Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme (IRS): Overview on IRS electric and advanced electric propulsion activities
15:00-15:15 Luc HERRERO, COMAT: Vacuum arc thruster development
15:15-15:30 Jean-Luc MARIA, EXOTRAIL: Exotrail miniature HET for CubeSats


Disruptive Thruster Technologies II (Chair: J. López Reig, CDTI)

15:30-15:45 Christophe KOPPEL, KopooS Consulting Ind: Liquid PPT for attitude and orbit control of space vehicles
15:45-16:00 Francesco GUARDUCCI, Mars Space Ltd: EP Technologies Development at Mars Space Ltd
16:00-16:15 Mercedes RUIZ HARO, SENER: Development and tests of HPT-05
16:15-16:30 Ane AANESLAND, ThrustMe: Next generation ion thruster with imbedded neutralizaiton and propellant
16:30-16:45 Luis CONDE, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid: Development and current status of the ALPHIE (Alternative Low Power Ion Engine) plasma thruster


16:45-17:15 Coffee break


Disruptive Transversal Technologies (Chair: V. Pulcino, ASI)

17:15-17:30 Angel POST, Advanced Thermal Devices (ATD): C12A7:e- ELECTRIDE. A PROMISING MATERIAL FOR IONIC THUSTERS
17:30-17:45 Fabrizio SCORTECCI, AEROSPAZIO Tecnologie s.r.l.: Standardisation and Improvement of EP Diagnostics
17:45-18:00 Alexander REISSNER, ENPULSION: Industry 4.0 Meets Space – Establishing a production line for 100+ EP thruster per year
18:00-18:15 Marcelo COLLADO, ARQUIMEA: Shape Memory Alloy Technologies for Electric Propulsion Valves
18:15-18:30 Stephen GABRIEL, University of Southampton: Electric propulsion activities at the university of Southampton: Incremental and Disruptive


Workshop Conclusions

18:30- 18:40 Jorge LÓPEZ REIG, CDTI: EPIC Workshop facts and figures
18:40- 18:50 José GONZÁLEZ DEL AMO, ESA: EPIC Workshop conclusions




Picture: EC, REA and EPIC PSA Teams at the EPIC Workshop 2017