Airbus and Royole Technology explore flexible electronic technologies for aircraft cabins

Airbus and Royole Technology explore flexible electronic technologies for aircraft cabins

Airbus China Innovation Centre (ACIC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Royole Technology – a global pioneer in flexible displays, flexible sensors and foldable smartphones.

Airbus and Royole Technology explore flexible electronic technologies for aircraft cabins

The two parties will collaborate to develop applications that implement flexible electronic technologies in cabin environments and investigate the possibilities for commercial cooperation.

Sustainability and savings

Airbus plans to work with Royole Technology to investigate the use of flexible displays and flexible sensors in the cabin. They see benefits around improving the cabin environment, cabin safety and energy saving.

Based in Shenzhen, Airbus China Innovation Centre is the first Innovation Centre set up by Airbus in Asia. Its mission is to leverage local advantages in China, including talent and partners to explore breakthroughs in technologies, business models and new growth opportunities. ACIC is now fully operational, and the official opening ceremony will take place in early 2019. 

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