In-depth investigation of electronic systems and components

  • Preliminary solutions for components in the targeted range of performances
  • Consolidated components' model
  • Integration in a whole electric architecture
  • Analysis of failure cases, EMI, electric discharge

A consolidated estimate of HEP potential

  • Aircraft concept & performance built on consolidated technology data for power train components
  • Harmonised technology assumptions and design methodology
  • Key enablers & techno gaps identified from components' performance integration at aircraft level

State of the art vs IMOTHEP target & challenges

In depth investigation of electronic systems and components

Preliminary evaluation of additional disruptive technologies

Fuel cells

  • Missions for first application of fuel cells
  • Issues and gaps for aircraft propulsion


  • Possible benefits at aircraft level
  • Issues and gaps for aircraft propulsion

Identification of needs for testing facilities

Analysis of availability and suitability of research infrastructures including testing facilities and computational tools.

Proposals of key demonstrations for HEP maturation

Identify the needs for technology demonstrations and regulatory evolutions.

IMOTHEP final objective


R&D priorities with timely objectives and milestones


Needs for tools, facilities and demonstrators


HEP development roadmap established in close connection with other other ongoing European projects and key aviation stakeholders through workshops

Ultimate ambition

IMOTHEP will issue a European roadmap for the development of hybrid-electric propulsion, with the ambition to outperform the emission reduction targets set in CleanSky 2 for the evolution of conventional technology in 2035 by at least 10 %,

IMOTHEP vs CS2 reduction target
reference year 2014

In-depth investigation of electronic systems and components