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Rolls-Royce, BMWi and MWAE Strengthen Development of Hybrid-electric Propulsion Systems

October 11, 2021

Via: ASD News

Rolls-Royce has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry for Economic Affairs, Labour and Energy Brandenburg (MWAE) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) to advance the research and development of hybrid-electric propulsion systems for the next generation of aviation in Brandenburg.

The partners agreed on the establishment of development, testing and production facilities, creating an industrial eco-system for hybrid-electric aviation propulsion systems in Dahlewitz and the Lusatia region that’s globally unique. The project will be supported by funding from the Structural Strengthening Act, the federal government’s aeronautics research programme and other state funds.

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