EADS and Creaform have announced the signature of a technological partnership in the field of optical 3D measurement applied to the Aerospace and Defense industries. The aim of this 5-year technological collaboration agreement is to develop innovative applications in the 3D optical measurement sector, more specifically in the fields of non-destructive testing, test monitoring, and shape and surface measurement.
" EADS has been successfully implementing and using Creaform's 3D optical scanning and metrology technologies since 2008. The planned developments are designed to enable EADS to reduce development times, find synergies, and speed up the time-to-market for new products. "says Yann Barbaux, Executive Director ofEADS Innovation Works.
" Innovation and application development in the optical 3D measurement sector are at the heart of our growth strategy. "says Charles MONY, President of Creaform. This technological partnership with a world leader in the Aerospace and Defense sector, and the support we can count on from EADS Innovation Works, will enable us to accelerate our developments and ensure that our technologies are in line with the needs of this sector. As a young Quebec company, founded only 10 years ago, we are delighted by EADS' confidence and the potential benefits of this partnership on our capacity for innovation and on the development of the specialized workforce in our region. "he adds.