European Defence Fund: Commission selects for funding first-ever project enabling outreach and collaboration for EDF National Focal Points
Through the Enhancing Opportunities for All project, NFPs will strengthen their assistance to national EDF stakeholders and act as a network that can jointly develop actions at EU level.
A EU Space Strategy for Security and Defence for a stronger and more resilient EU
Today, the Commission and the High Representative present a first-ever Joint Communication on a European Space Strategy for Security and Defence.
CASSINI Business Accelerator is open for applications until 31 March 2023
Launched in January 2023, the CASSINI Business Accelerator is the biggest space start-up accelerator in Europe
Adoption by the European Parliament of IRIS², Europe’s new Infrastructure for Resilience, Interconnection & Security by Satellites
A record adoption (603 votes in favour, 6 against) that concludes a record 9 months of trilogues negotiations to reach a political agreement last November.
Euronext Helios Space Index: the first stock index for Europe’s space industry
Helios, the first stock index for Europe’s space industry, was launched on 24 January 2023 by Euronext in cooperation with European Commission, ESA and Promus Ventures.
The European Commission presented its space policy priorities for 2023 at the 15th European Space Conference
During the opening session of this year’s 15th European Space Conference, High-Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell and Commissioner for Internal Market, Thierry Breton, presented the priorities for the 2023 European Space agenda and the challenges ahead
New Copernicus Cooperation Arrangement between the Commission and Japan to boost exchange of Earth Observation data in areas of common interest
Today, Director-General Timo Pesonen has signed, on behalf of the European Commission, a Copernicus Cooperation Arrangement with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan. The Arrangement was signed in the margin of the EU-Japan Space Dialogue taking place in Brussels this week.
EDIDP: The iMUGS Consortium demonstrates autonomous missions with robotic systems
The integrated Modular Unmanned Ground System (iMUGS) project consortium showcased the usage of autonomous unmanned ground systems for various defence missions, including intelligence gathering, casualty evacuation and last mile re-supply at the project’s penultimate demonstration in France.
European Commission, EDA and OCCAR sign European Defence Fund Contribution Agreements
Today, the European Commission signed Contribution Agreements with the European Defence Agency (EDA) and the Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation (OCCAR) to delegate the implementation, under indirect management, of four strategic defence projects under the European Defence Fund.
EDIDP: EU-funded Cyber Defence Platform successfully demonstrated
PANDORA is an industrial collaborative development project co-funded under the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP). This week it was successfully concluded by holding a technical demonstration and final assessment-demonstration event in Athens.