ASD Considerations on a Scoping Paper for the EU Preparatory Action on Defence Research

  • September 8, 2017

On 30th June 2016, representatives of the European Commission (EC) gave a presentation to the DRT Committee of ASD concerning their thinking on the Scoping Paper for the Defence Research Preparatory Action. The EC Services asked DRT members for their reactions, and seek input in particular on the relevance of technology clusters and the suitability of clusters for a technology demonstrator project.

This exchange followed a long period of informal consultation between the DRT and the EC, resulting in a number of ASD Position Papers, the last – ‘The Technology Content of the EC Preparatory Action on Defence Research’ – issued on 23rd March 2016.

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