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Commission seeks views on plans for defence and space industries

The European Commission is seeking the views of stakeholders on its plans for synergies and cross-fertilisation between the civil defence and space industries. Defence, space and civil (including security) industries face unprecedented global competition, in a changing geo-political context. They...
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Major role for SMEs in newly announced EU-funded defence projects

SMEs are among the key beneficiaries of €205 million of European Union financing for 16 newly announced pan-European defence industrial projects and three disruptive technology projects. The funding has been made available through the two precursor programmes of a fully-fledged European Defence Fund...
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International Matchmaking Event at FIDAE 2018

During 3-6 April 2018 an international matchmaking event will take place in Santiago (Chile) at the International Air and Space Fair (FIDAE), the leading aerospace, defence and security exhibition in Latin America and a prime business platform in the region. More than 550 companies from 60 different...
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Call for Proposals: CLUSTERS GO INTERNATIONAL IN THE DEFENCE & SECURITY SECTOR

Deadline: 13 December 2017 17:00:00 Call identifier: COS-CLUSINT-2017-03-6 Today the Clusters Go International in the Defence and Security sector call for proposals was published! With a total budget for projects' co-financing estimated at EUR 800,000, this action aims at establishing the first...
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“EUROPEAN OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEFENCE-RELATED CLUSTERS” - An EDA workshop

Strengthening the European Defence Technological and Industrial Base (EDTIB) is at the core of the European Defence Agency’s (EDA) mission and since its very establishment EDA has been identifying and implementing concrete measures to support it. The June 2016 Global Strategy for the European Union...
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A NEW DEAL FOR EUROPEAN DEFENCE

Several ECCP profiled clusters were represented at the Project workshop “European Defence Action Plan: New Opportunities for Regions” co-organised by DG GROW, EURADA and ERRIN and held in Brussels on the 9th of March. The meeting highlighted several new funding opportunities for defence related...