DAER's Hybris patent finalist at IPA2021


The patent titled "Aircraft with Electric Battery, in Particular Hybrid Aircraft", European Patent EP3538435A1(link:, has been selected in the final phase of the International Property Award 2021 (IPA2021) contest, promoted by the Italian Ministry of Economic Developent in collaboration with NETVAL.

The patent originates from the student project Hybris, winner of the E-Conditions Fixed-Wing Design Challenge 2015-2016 promoted by the Royal Aeronautical Society, which envisages the extensive use of structural batteries in the airframe of a fixed-wing aircraft, in support to electric or hybris propulsion (link:

The patent will be presented in the IPA2021 finals at Expo Dubai 2020, in the Padiglione Italia, on February 28 and March 1, 2022, when the winners in each of the seven technology categories included in the contest will be announced.

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