Slovenian representative appointed as the EDA’s EnE CapTech Industry Rapporteur

On 27 June 2023, representatives of the Slovenian Ministry of Defence and TECES attended the 4th meeting of the European Defence Agency’s (EDA) Energy and Environment Technology Capability Group (EnE CapTech). The event reviewed the status of activities and projects within the EnE CapTech and the activities planned to strengthen cooperation between the 23 countries […]

New Sector for Energy Efficience and Green Transition at The Slovenian Ministry of Defence

Mission, Aims and Goals In addition, the sector’s work is also focused on developing methodologies for measuring energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, water consumption and waste production, as well as setting up a system where relevant energy and environmental data can be measured and recorded in one place. This should allow faster analysis of trends, […]

Minister of Defence and TECES signed a letter of support for INDY project

The Ministry’s national financial support for many research development innovation projects In parallel with signing the letter of support, the minister signed two more contracts for research, development, and innovation projects with Slovenian companies. With this act, the ministry continues its efforts towards the modernization of the Slovenian Army. It aims to encourage the Slovenian […]

New EDF work programme 2023 published!

EDF 2023

About EDF 2023 Work programme The third EDF work programme is organised around 4 thematic calls and 3 calls dedicated to SMEs and disruptive technologies, consisting of 34 topics on the following categories with a dedicated budget in M (milions). Defence medical response, Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear (CBRN) | €40 M Information superiority | €99 […]

The Kick-Off of the EDF-2021-INDY project

The event opened with speeches by Dr Damir ČRNČEC, State Secretary at the Slovenian Ministry of Defence, Mr Ngandu MUPANGILAI, European Commission (DG DEFIS) as dedicated INDY Project Officer, Col Robert ŠIPEC, the Head of Armament Division at the Si MoD and newly appointed INDY Project Manager, and Mr Matej GAJZER, Managing Director of TECES […]

The EDF-2021-INDY project presentation

About the INDY project Both at national and international levels, energy transition is high on the priority list. According to the “Green Deal”, the greening of military forces is necessary to reach the ambition defined by EU Member States. At the moment, deployable military camps are almost 100% dependent on fossil fuel. This not only […]

International conference: »Towards a greener Defence«

Defence sector initiative Similar to civil society, the defence sector also faces modern challenges of sustainable development in the context of finding suitable solutions for mitigating climate conditions and adapting to climate change, as well as efficient use of energy and renewable energy sources. Greening defence sector and reaching the European Green Deal objectives have […]

Slovenia’s exceptional success in the EDF 2021 tender

The outstanding success of TECES, SiEnE partnership, and Si MoD and Slovenia Together with national and international partners, TECES applied at the international tender EDF-2021 with two projects in the thematic group “Energy efficiency and energy management“; with the strategic project “INDY – Energy independent and efficient systems for military camps” and TECES as the […]

Slovenia recognised at the EU forum CF SEDSS

Slovenia’s extremely proactive international role in supporting the green transition The TECES and MORS, under the auspices of the SiEnE partnership, have been extremely proactive in various international events and activities on the topic of environmental and energy challenges in defence. Slovenia is becoming recognised as one of the leading countries in integrating the experiences […]

Business and development opportunities in the EU defence

Partnership SiEnE: opportunities for Slovenian stakeholders in the EU defence area To give Slovenian stakeholders a more detailed insight into the functioning of the international defence environment, an event, “Business and development opportunities for civilian and defence stakeholders’ cooperation in the field of defence and security“, was organised as part of the SiEnE partnership. Although […]