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Workshop on “Strengthening Europe's Defence Industry: Dual use and smart clustering”

Workshop on “Strengthening Europe's Defence Industry: Dual use and smart clustering”
Published on: 30/09/2014
The workshop, jointly organised by the European Commission – DG Enterprise and Industry, the European Defence Agency (EDA) and the European Association of Regional Development Agencies (EURADA) brought together 120 representatives from industry (clusters, associations, companies), national & regional authorities and academia.
Event date: 25/11/2014
Location: MCE Conference Centre
Organiser: European Commission – DG Enterprise and Industry, European Defence Agency (EDA), European Association of Regional Development Agencies (EURADA)

The event enabled participants to:

  • get information on how EU policies and tools can support defence-related clusters in Europe to develop dual use projects and activities;
  • share their experiences with other clusters, which showed that there is a great need for more cross-border cooperation between clusters; and
  • network with other participants, in particular through 60 pre-arranged one-to-one meetings.

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