Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

Connecting our members towards international collaborations that boosts innovation and knowledge development within the aerospace sector. International cooperation creates jobs and income in the Netherlands and we strive to keep engaging in this area for our members.  MoU’s with OEM’s and Tier1 suppliers appear to be very fruitful instruments to align R&D challenges with the aim to end up with competitive products and services in supply chains.

Airbus MoU

The purpose of this MoU between NAG and Airbus is to establish a long-term strategic relationship in the field of sustainable aviation research and innovation, for both academic and industrial parties. The dedication of Airbus to connect with the innovative and robust Dutch industry and knowledge centres is welcomed to enable a sound return of aerospace after the pandemic.

An important link in this MoU is the Dutch Government. The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure and Water Management are closely involved in this cooperation.
They want to successfully position Dutch tech companies and the manufacturing industry. After all, we want to remain and improve our innovation leadership. International cooperation creates jobs and income in the Netherlands.

Breakthroughs are needed for aviation to become more quiet and green. To realise CO2 reduction we focuss on sustainable aviation fuels and technological innovation, including novel aircraft designs and new types of propulsion. Inspiring each other and enter a new era for aviation together.

Embraer MoU

The signing of the MoU is an important step towards the future and strategic relationship in the field of aviation and sustainability. The signing took place on 2021 at the Embraer office in Amsterdam and was witnessed by Mr. Constant van Schaik, CEO SAMCO Aircraft Maintenance and Board member of the NAG, and Mr. João Pedro Taborda, Head of Government Affairs for Europe at Embraer.

The purpose of the MoU between NAG and Embraer is to establish further partnerships and strategic relationships in the field of aerospace and there is a strong focus on sustainability and the sustainable future of aviation.

The goals of the MoU are focused on continuously assessing opportunities in areas of collaboration, including research and technology in propulsion, structures and materials, and analysis of solutions in Sustainable Mobility, Procurement and supply chain, including structures, interiors and systems; and MRO.