Workshop on Nature-Based Solutions 01 December 2020

1st European Workshop on Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) for Aeronautics and Space Applications

WEBINAR (online workshop)

01 December 2020



On December 1, 2020 will be held online the first European Workshop on Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) for Aeronautics and Space Applications. The objective of this workshop is to set up a forum on NBS dedicated to aeronautics and space, bringing together expertise of engineers and biologists, and to promote the interest of NBS to engineers and stakeholders. This online session is a first step before a face-to-face extended workshop in 2021.

This workshop is free of charge and on invitation only. Participants who wish to join this workshop have to contact the program committee at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (please add [NBS workshop] in the subject).”



  • 09:30 Introduction, global overview and objectives of the workshop
  • 10:10 Common challenges for aero- and space applications explored through bio-inspiration
  • 10:50 Interactive sessions with participants
  • 11:00 Coffee Break
  • 11:20 Review and feedback of bio-inspired examples in aero- and space fields
  • 11:50 Interactive sessions with participants
  • 12:10 ESA initiatives in bio-inspiration and feedback
  • 12:20 Debrief and conclusions – towards 2021 workshop
  • 12:30 End


Program committee

  • DUPONT Cédric (Air Liquide / EUCASS)
  • GIRARD Nathalie (CNES Launcher Directorate / EUCASS)
  • HOORNAERT Stephan (Morpho-Biomimicry Research & Innovation Centre)
  • MICHEL Sylvain (CNES Innovation, Applications and Science Directorate)
  • PETIT Luce-Marie (CEEBIOS)
  • TATRY Philippe (Airbus DS / EUCASS)