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European defence industrial development programme: Information day

European defence industrial development programme: Information day
Published on: 26/05/2020
The European Commission will organise a remote information event on the European defence industrial development programme (EDIDP) on 22 June 2020 from 09.30 to 13.00. Registration is open from 20 May (12.00) to 15 June (23.59).
Event date: 22/06/2020

Due to the COVID 19 situation, this event will be exclusively web-streamed

The EDIDP provides €500 million in co-financing over 2019-2020 for the joint industrial development of defence equipment and technologies in all domains (air, land, sea, cyber and space). It is a test phase in view of a more ambitious EU programme in the next EU multi-annual financial framework. The EDIDP will directly be implemented by the European Commission.

What will be addressed?

The Commission will present the EDIDP Regulation (highlighting differences compared to the EDIDP 2019 calls) and the topics covered by the EDIDP 2020 calls. We will also explain participation modalities and access to the participant portal. 

Background on 2020 EDIDP calls for proposals

The EDIDP work programme includes 12 competitive calls for 2020
See more about the calls.

All the EDIDP 2020 reference documents for the work-programme, descriptions of actions and submission modalities available on the European Commission’s 'funding & tenders portal'.

Who should participate?

The EDIDP info day 2020 will be a unique opportunity to improve your knowledge about the context, objectives and participation modalities of the European defence industrial development programme.

EDIDP financial support is limited to public or private undertakings from legal entities established in the EU countries. Industry, be it larger companies or SMEs, clusters defence industry associations, national or European research institutes and universities, are all invited to participate.  

How to participate?

  1. Register online from now until 15 June.
  2. Your registration will be validated with a confirmation email.
  3. Following the confirmation, you will receive a formal invitation (i.e. a password to remotely attend the event) to participate in the information day. 

 For further information, please contact ec-edidp-infoday@ec.europa.eu

EDIDP event presentation

Slides of all presentations