Commission takes action to improve synergies between civil, defence and space industries
22 February 2021
The main goals of the Action Plan are to:
Enhance the complementarity between relevant EU programmes and instruments covering research, development and deployment to increase efficiency of investments and effectiveness of results (the synergies);
Promote that EU funding for research and development, including on defence and space, has economic and technological dividends for European citizens (the spin-offs) and;
Facilitate the use of civil industry research achievements and of civil-driven innovation in European defence cooperation projects (the spin-ins).