The event will bring companies, clusters, national & regional authorities and academia together to discuss actions in support of skills for Europe’s defence industry, and how the European Structural & Investment Funds could contribute to this. Skills are also crucial for the success of cross-border collaborative projects in the framework of the European Defence Fund. This is why this event will also include a workshop dedicated to exploring possible cooperation in line with the 2020 work programme of the European Defence Industrial Development Programme.
This event will bring companies and regional organisations together to discuss the opportunities offered by the European Defence Fund (EDF), and other programmes that can support the development of defence technologies in the areas of communications, simulation and modelling, and virtual training.
On 26 February, Tallinn was the place-to-be to discuss Cyber Defence in the EU. The event, jointly organised by the European Commission, the Estonian Ministry of Defence and the Estonian Defence and Security Industry Cluster, was opened by the Estonian Minister of Defence, Jüri Luik.
The European Commission together with ENDR member IDEA, is organising a symposium on 3 and 4 October in Seville to promote research and innovation in the field of defence & dual use.
Participants will have the opportunity to:
Toulon, 20-21 September 2018
The European Forum of defence and dual use technologies for the protection of the maritime domain will bring together high-level European defence and dual use experts, pubic authorities, clusters and SMEs.
Jointly organised by the European Commission and ENDR member Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region, the event aims to promote defence and dual use technologies in the maritime field. The forum also aims to:
The Commission has brought together the ENDR members in a workshop to evaluate ENDR’s development up to that point, and discuss prospects for future activities.
Members had the opportunity to share their views and present their expectations from the network in the future.
This will provide a valuable input into a paper on the network's future roll out, which is expected to be released shortly.
The event – jointly hosted by the Danish cluster CenSec and the European Commission – aimed to promote dual use innovation in the area of drones and space. It brought together 80 business leaders, technology experts and policy makers.
This conference targeted maritime dual use opportunities in autonomous systems and satellite applications in the Solent region. The goal of the conference was to highlight innovation priorities and initiate relationships across defence and civil organisations, involving major companies and SMEs. The conference took place on 4 April 2017, preceding the Ocean Business trade event.
The workshop was held at the European Commission premises in Brussels (room 05/428 Avenue d'Auderghem 19, 1040 Brussels). It was open to all regions, but was of particular interest to those with defence industries.
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The symposium on “European Regional approaches for dual use cybersecurity strategies” was the first event organised in the framework of the ENDR and took place during the European Cyber Week.
The gathering included a “peer review” session during which representatives from regions – including ENDR members – presented the key elements of their regional dual use strategies.
Sessions focused on: