The ICE GENESIS project is being carried out by a consortium (led by AIRBUS OPERATION SAS) made up of 30 EU and non-EU partners from 9 countries (France, Austria, Italy, UK, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Canada and Japan).

Each ICE GENESIS partner offers the multi-disciplinary expertise which is required in order to impact the aeronautical sector and to provide the expertise needed to meet the expectations from the participants, the industry and the European Commission.


Leonardo is a global high-tech company and one of the key players in Aerospace, Defence and Security. Leonardo designs and develops products, services and integrated solutions for governments, Armed Forces, institutions and Citizens covering every possible field: air and land, naval and maritime, space and cyberspace. Headquartered in Italy, Leonardo has over 45,600 employees. With its offices and industrial plants, the Company is present in 180 sites worldwide, with a significant industrial presence in four domestic markets (Italy, UK, U.S., Poland) as well as strategic partnerships in the most important high potential international markets.
The Departments involved in ICE GENESIS are:
• for LDO VEL: General Systems Unit and AirVehicle Technologies Unit
• for LDO ELI: Vehicle Flight and Aero Technologies

Role in the project

LEONARDO will lead WP3 in which all requirements and specifications for the project activities are defined. It will cooperate with research partners in the implementation of numerical codes into its own simulation environment and performs validation of new and improved numerical tools using project’s experimental database (WP11).