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ENDR Conference: Defence Industry Development - Opportunities & Challenges for SMEs


This conference is organised by the European Commission and AED on the 2nd of March 2023 in Lisbon (Portugal), with the support of AFCEA Portugal, DG-RDN (Directorate-General for National Defence Resources), EEN (Europe Enterprise Network) and idD Portugal Defence.

The event will be held ‘in person’. Participants will gather to discuss the current challenges and opportunities within the Defence sector for European SMEs and explore business/partnership possibilities.

The event will be divided in a Conference (Keynote Addresses + Roundtables) during the morning, and B2B Sessions during the afternoon. Also, on the 3rd of March B2Bs will take place in a virtual format for the participants who couldn't manage to be physically present and/or need more time for their meetings.

For more information and registration, click here.

  • defence industry
  • Thursday 2 March 2023, 09:00 - 17:00 (CET)

Practical information

Thursday 2 March 2023, 09:00 - 17:00 (CET)