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Acubed houses high-impact projects to enable the next age of aviation


Daring to redefine the future of flight

At Acubed, we push the boundaries on what is possible in aerospace to transform our lives for the better. Today, Acubed is accelerating the future of flight by flying in the face of risk and delivering with maximum speed.


Acubed is Airbus' first innovation centre. We are ideally located in Silicon Valley, the world’s leading innovation hub and home to many of the world’s largest high-tech companies and start-ups. Here, we focus on disrupting Airbus, our competitors and the entire aerospace industry by seizing new opportunities.


Our mission is three-fold:

·         To build the future of flight now

·         To develop fertile partnerships and leverage world-class talent within the Silicon Valley ecosystem

·         To partner with different Airbus teams and serve as transition targets and project sponsors

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Our people

Our people are engineers, designers and world-class experts who take a multidisciplinary approach to intellectual discovery. They love working with their eyes wide open in a world without boundaries. Curious and passionate, they are committed to out-of-box thinking to deliver innovation in the fastest, most agile way possible.    


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Creating scalable and certified autonomous-flight and machine-learning solutions to enable self-piloted aircraft operation, from small urban vehicles to commercial airplanes

Advanced Digital Design and Manufacturing (ADAM)

Advanced Digital Design and Manufacturing (ADAM)

Transforming aerospace design and manufacturing through digital innovation via a platform that drastically reduces aerospace product lead times and production costs

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