WG Security & Defence Research

EARTO WG Security & Defence Research is composed of 20 active experts. The WG members are active in EU security research programmes, share information on their proposal efforts, establish contacts with key stakeholders and define common positions to present RTOs’ capacities to support EU policies and needs in the field of Security & Defence.


Key Issues for 2020


  • Input to Horizon Europe (security & defence related topics)
  • First Work Programmes of Horizon Europe
  • Recommendations for the European Defence Fund
  • RTOs in Secure Societies

Cooperation with EC DGs & other Stakeholders

  • European Commission (DG DEFIS, DG R&I, DG CONNECT, DG HOME)
  • European Defence Agency
  • IMG-S
  • EIB
  • Seren 4

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