Stijn Rammeloo is the technical coordinator of software research projects in Barco Avionics. These research projects are focused on streamlining the software development processes and software development lifecycle to shorten the time-to-market and reduce the overall development cost. He contributed and contributes to numerous ITEA research projects like DESS, EMPRESS, Agile, Spices and Gene-Auto. Due to his 7 years of experience in the development of safety critical cockpit display systems, he is well acquainted with the regulations commensurate in the Avionics industry and well placed to adapt methodologies and techniques that are ‘well established’ in more traditional IT environments to the aerospace domain.