The ACHEON concept is based on two cornerstone technologies:
- H.O.M.E.R. nozzle concept by University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.
- PEACE - Plasma Enhanced Actuator for Coanda Effect by University of Beira Interior.
ACHEON is run by a multidisciplinary consortium made of 6 organisations: 4 Universities, 1 Research & Tech Transfer Organization and 1 Research intensive SME, from 4 European Countries (IT, PT, UK, BE).