Preparatory Action on Defence Research
InfoDay 2017 and Brokerage event

 27 June 2017


The PADR InfoDay 2017 will provide information and detailed explanation on objectives and conditions of the calls for proposals and will create the opportunity to network and to build consortia.

The PADR has the objective to test the added-value of the EU budget supporting defence research in view of a possible dedicated EU programme in the post-2020 EU multiannual financial framework. The PADR InfoDay 2017 will be a unique opportunity to improve the knowledge about the context, the objectives and the participation modalities of the Preparatory Action on Defence Research. The event will provide opportunities for networking with partners interested in forming consortia.
Register and wait for the confirmation email with all the details to attend.


Thank you for participating at the PADR 2017 InfoDay and Brokerage event.

We hope the InfoDay met your expectations and that you met interesting potential cooperation partners.


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Important: The InfoDay, the Brokerage sessions and all the related information and material have an informative purpose only. The only legally binding documents are those published in the Research and Innovation Participant Portal. 



  • Modalities of participation to PADR 2017
  • Description of the topics 2017
  • Dedicated meetings to foster effective networking with other key R&D players
  • Q&A sessions

Why participate

  • Latest and updated information about the Preparatory Action on Defence Research
  • Information about the calls for proposals 2017
  • Details on the legal and procedural conditions
  • Answers to questions linked to call areas Opportunity to meet and discuss project ideas with possible partners 

Main Topics

  • Unmanned Systems
  • Force Protection and Solder Systems
  • Strategic Technology Foresight



Brokerage Event is an ideal opportunity to find international partners for collaborative research, in pre-arranged 20 minute meetings in one location. You simply need to Register, present yourself, your company, your technology online and select partners of interest to you in advance of the event. 


Matchmaking - How does it work?

It is an ideal opportunity to initiate promising contacts in pre-arranged meetings 

1. Register & publish your collaboration wishes

2. Browse the participant list and book meetings with delegates of your interest

3. One week before the event you receive your meeting schedule




closed since 20 Jun 2017
Registration 24 May – 20 Jun
Meeting Selection 2 Jun – 25 Jun
Event 27 Jun
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue As stated on your confirmation email.
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 250
Meetings 221
Austria 9
Belgium 86
Bulgaria 3
Croatia 3
Cyprus 3
Czech Republic 5
Denmark 6
Estonia 2
Finland 13
France 35
Germany 24
Greece 18
Ireland 3
Italy 37
Latvia 1
Lithuania 2
Luxembourg 5
Netherlands 15
Norway 2
Poland 32
Portugal 6
Romania 6
Slovenia 3
Spain 59
Sweden 4
United Kingdom 12
Total 394
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