Workshop on Nature-Based Solutions 24 March 2020

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

CNES headquarters "Salle de l'Espace" - France

24 March 2020



On March 24, 2020 will be held in Paris 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 with the possibility to implement short-term actions.  

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). We welcome presentations and posters (they will be presented directly in the conference room). Please contact us if you are interested.


Preliminary agenda

  • 08:30 Welcome
  • 09:00 Introduction, global overview and objectives of the workshop
  • 09:30 Morning sessions
    • Return of experience and synthesis of the activities performed in aeronautics and space
    • Presentation of the topics
    • Theme 1 - How NBS can improve structural design, structures and mechanisms?
  • 12:30 Lunch Break (Lunch at your leisure)
  • 14:00 Afternoon sessions
    • Theme 2 - How NBS can help solving thermal problems?
    • Theme 3 - How System Engineering can be inspired from NBS?
    • Theme 4 – Eco-systemic restoration applied to aerospace
    • Wrap-up & Conclusions
  • 18:00 End


Program committee

  • DUPONT Cédric (CT Paris / EUCASS)
  • GIRARD Nathalie (CNES Launcher Directorate)
  • HOORNAERT Stephan (Morpho-Biomimicry Research & Innovation Centre)
  • SPIERO François (CNES Innovation, Applications and Science Directorate)
  • TATRY Philippe (Airbus DS / EUCASS)