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European Defence Fund: EU to invest €832 million in 41 ambitious defence industrial projects
26 June, 2023
Today, the Commission announced the results of the 2022 calls for proposals under the European Defence Fund (EDF) amounting to €832 million of EU funding in support of 41 joint defence research and development projects across the EU. The outcome of ...
Act in Support of Ammunition Production
03 May, 2023
Today the Commission has put forward the Act in Support of Ammunition Production (ASAP), a proposal for a Regulation to support the European Union’s industry to ramp-up its production capacities in ammunition and missiles. ASAP is a direct response ...
EDF Info Days 2023 – Save the date – 28-29 June 2023
01 April, 2023
Following the publication of the European Defence Fund (EDF) Work Programme 2023 on 30 March, the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Defence Industry and Space (DG DEFIS) is pleased to invite you to the EDF Info Days 2023. The event w ...
European Defence Fund: €1.2 billion to boost EU defence capabilities and new measures for defence innovation
30 March, 2023
Today the Commission adopted third annual work programme of the European Defence Fund (EDF), allocating an additional €1.2 billion to support collaborative research and development projects and innovation in the European defence sector. The fundi ...
Critical Raw Materials: ensuring secure and sustainable supply chains for EU's green and digital future
16 March, 2023
Today, the European Commission has published the Proposal for a regulation “European Critical Raw Materials Act” and the Communication “A secure and sustainable supply of critical raw materials in support of the twin transition”.  The Commi ...
EU Space Strategy for Security and Defence
16 March, 2023
The European Commission and the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy recently presented a first-ever Joint Communication on a EU Space Strategy for Security and Defence. Space systems and services in the EU are cruc ...
International Suppliers Day - Army (29 May, Stockholm)
03 March, 2023
Sweden’s military defence funding is to increase to two per cent of GDP. What capabilities are needed? Whom do I partner with? Welcome to International Suppliers Day on May 29 in Stockholm. The one day programme (all in English) includes both a se ...
NEREUS webinar zooming in on the European Defence Innovation Scheme on 14 March
17 February, 2023
On 14 March 2023 (10.00-11.30) this webinar, organised by NEREUS, will introduce the audience to the European Defence Innovation Scheme (EUDIS) and the DIANA-Program (Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic. The idea is to explore how f ...
CASSINI hackathon “Space for Defence & Security” on 24-26 March 2023
01 February, 2023
The fifth edition of the CASSINI Hackathons & Mentoring will take place from 24 till 26 March 2023 and will focus on strengthening Europe’s defence and security capabilities with the help of European space technologies. Space data and services ...