european network of
defence-related regions


“DroneDays” 2017 to line up dual use stakeholders, applications & technologies
15 December, 2016
Belgium will host its third annual “DroneDays” brokerage event in March 2017 to facilitate partnering in Europe’s drone sector. Drones offer vast potential for dual use applications, from safety inspection of infrastructure to environmental and ...
Regions compare dual use cyber strategies
06 December, 2016
Regional authorities from across Europe gathered in Rennes on 23-24 November for a symposium to compare strategies for promoting dual use innovations in cyber security. Hosted by the Regional Council of Brittany, participants looked into key issues f ...
01 December, 2016
Today the Commission adopted a European Defence Action Plan with concrete measures to support a strong and innovative European defence industry and defence capability priorities agreed by Member States. One of the actions will be to promote co-financ ...
New Space Strategy opens up dual use synergies in the space programmes
28 October, 2016
The European Commission adopted on 26 October 2016 a new "Space Strategy for Europe" which highlights the importance of reinforcing synergies between civil and security space activities. The strategy underlines that space services can strengthen the ...
ENDR website launched
23 September, 2016
The European Network of Defence-related Regions website is now launched to facilitate the ENDR members – regional authorities and clusters – to share experiences, best practices and news related to their actions and events on dual use. ENDR ...
First ENDR event on cybersecurity
23 September, 2016
The first ENDR event will take place in Rennes, France on 23-24 November 2016. The workshop will focus on “Cybersecurity Strategies & Dual use” and will form part of the wider European Cyber Week during 21-25 November. It is co-organised bet ...