Silver Sponsors


Avio is a leading international group engaged in the construction and development of space launchers and solid and liquid propulsion systems for space travel. The experience and know-how built up over more than 50 years puts Avio at the cutting[1]edge of the space launcher sector, solid, liquid and cryogenic ropulsion and tactical propulsion. Avio operates in Italy, France and French Guyana with 6 facilities, employing more than 1000 highly-qualified personnel, of which approx. 30% involved in research and development. Avio is a prime contractor for the Vega and Vega C programmes and a sub-contractor for the Ariane programme, both financed by the European Space Agency (“ESA”), placing Italy among the limited number of countries capable of producing a complete spacecraft.