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INFO-SESSION ON SECTOR SKILLS ALLIANCES ON 2 DECEMBER
25 November, 2019
The Erasmus + call for Sector Skills Alliances applications was published in the Erasmus+ Programme Guide and the information about preparation of the applications is available on the EACEA website! Sector Skills Alliances are transnational pro ...
ERASMUS+ 2020: CALL OPEN
13 November, 2019
On 5 November the European Commission published the 2020 Erasmus+ call for proposals, featuring several options relevant for the defence sector. Under ‘Key Action 2 – Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices’ there are opti ...
Materials dependencies for Europe’s defence sector
06 November, 2019
A new report by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre assesses bottlenecks in the supply of materials needed for the development of technologies important to Europe's defence and civil industries. It focuses on 5 dual-use technology ...
EU gold for Denmark's defence cluster
05 November, 2019
CenSec, the Danish cluster network for companies in the defence industry, has been certified for gold within the European Cluster Excellence system. Gold is the highest recognition a European cluster can achieve. CenSec has 144 member companies, ...
Coming up: International Conference on Dual Use Research and Innovation
30 September, 2019
On 20 November 2019, ENDR member IDEA, Agency of Innovation and Development of Andalusia, will host the 5th International Conference on Dual Use Technologies in Seville (Spain). Under the heading ‘Space, Defence and Security Policies in E ...
European Clusters Go International: Call for proposals launched under COSME
06 September, 2019
This new call will support the development of European Strategic Cluster Partnerships for Going International (ESCP-4i) across borders and sectors, in fields of strategic interest within and beyond Europe. The call is funded under COSME, the EU ...
Defence Sector Skills Alliance selected
31 July, 2019
The European Defence Skills Partnership (EDSP) is entering a new phase in 2020. The consortium – composed of 30 EDSP members and their associates from 9 EU countries – has been selected to receive an Erasmus+ grant of nearly €4 million. These f ...
EDIDP 2019 calls for proposals deadline extended to 20 September
30 July, 2019
The deadline for the European defence industrial development programme (EDIDP) calls for proposals will go until 20 September 2019, 17.00 (CET). The EDIDP is co-financing collaborative defence development projects with a budget of €500 million for ...
Call for tender – Contribution of the defence sector to regional development through European Structural and Investment Funds
25 June, 2019
EASME seeks to enter into a service contract to conduct a study that gives an overview on which funds and to which extent these funds have been used for defence-related and dual use activities in the framework of the EU’s Cohesion Policy for the on ...
New call ‘Challenging the future’ launched under PADR
05 June, 2019
On 19 March 2019, the European Commission published calls for proposals under the Preparatory Action on Defence Research (PADR). The 2019 work programme includes the area of future disruptive defence technologies. As part of this, the call ‘ch ...
Conference ‘Fostering Skills for Europe’s Defence Industries’ on 9-10 October 2019, Bordeaux
23 May, 2019
At a time when the EU is developing the European Defence Fund, the need for a skilled workforce and to attract new talents to a fast-evolving sector appears all the more necessary. A year after the launch of the European Defence Skills Partnership (E ...
EDIDP – Looking for independent experts!
08 May, 2019
As you may know, the European Commission is responsible for the implementation for the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP). This programme, worth up to €500 million over 2019-2020, will co-finance the joint development of defe ...
European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) Info Day 2019
03 May, 2019
This event will take place on 22 May 2019 in Brussels. It will provide information about the EDIDP initiative and all aspects of the Call process. It also aims to bring together potential participants interested in the EDIDP 2019 calls for proposals. ...
EDIDP 2019 CALLS FOR PROPOSALS LAUNCHED TODAY
08 April, 2019
The European defence industrial development programme (EDIDP) offers co-financing for collaborative defence development projects with a budget of €500 million for 2019-2020. Earlier this month the EDIDP work programme for 2019-2020 was publish ...
Work programmes EDIDP and PADR published today!
20 March, 2019
The first European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) work programme, agreed with the Member States, provides €500 million in co-financing for the joint development of defence capabilities in 2019-2020. The European Commission will sh ...
European Cluster Conference 2019 – 14-16 May, Bucharest
19 March, 2019
The 6th edition of this interactive event will unite cluster policymakers, cluster managers and other stakeholders. It will focus on topics such as digitalisation and skills gaps, the circular economy, shared value and social impact. Side e ...
Save the date – PADR Information & Brokerage Day on 11 April
12 March, 2019
In view of the upcoming publication of the 2019 calls for proposals for the Preparatory Action on Defence Research (PADR), the European Commission and EDA will organise an Information and Brokerage Day in Brussels on 11 April 2019. The event is open ...