EDF work programme 2022 adopted, calls in early June

About the 2022 EDF work programme European Defence Fund provides €1 billion to boost the EU’s defence capabilities and new tools for defence innovation. The second EDF work programme 2022 will be organised around 8 calls addressing 16 categories consisting of 33 topics. After a short assessment, we must emphasise, that energy-related topics are not […]

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 […]

Development missions are key RD orientations for 10 years

The conclusions of an R&D study successfully conducted in 2021 with the title “The R&D feasibility study on ways of developing smart deployable infrastructure capacities (Smart Energy Efficient Camps SmartEEC)”– SmartEEC – along with the outstanding results of the Slovenian Energy and Environment Partnership in Defence’s (SiEnE’s) international activities – have made smart energy-efficient and […]

SiEnE’s partnership operation exceeded all expectations!

SiEnE Past, Future 2022

The challenges of the green transition in defence are an opportunity for Slovenian partners The Ministry of Defence and TECES have perceived great potential in addressing energy and environmental challenges and the green transition in the defence and security sector. The most potential for Slovenian partners represents various programmes of the European Defence Agency (EDA), […]

Waste to energy technologies in defence

On 31 March 2022, the 1st online workshop ” Waste to energy technologies in defence (WANTED)” was held, organized by the European defence agency (EDA) and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO). The workshop was attended by more than 35 international EnE CapTech representatives and experts in the field of waste management, including […]

Most important critical raw materials for EU defence sector are?

The European Defence Agency (EDA) Materials CapTech and the Incubation Forum for Circular Economy in European Defence (IF CEED) jointly organized a workshop “Circularity of Critical Raw Materials“. The workshop was held on March 15, 2022, online. The purpose was the identification of the most important critical raw materials – CRM in the defence sector. […]

The development of interoperability only with quality standards!

As part of its education and training activities in the framework of its defence standardisation actions, the European Defence Agency (EDA) organized a pilot webinar on March 15, 2022, entitled »European Defence Standardisation«. The objective of the webinar was to present the latest activities in the field of EU defence standardization development, to strengthen the […]

The SiEnE representatives proposed a new project to EnE CapTech

Representatives of the Slovenian partnership SiEnE, along with participants from 18 EU countries, attended the 1st meeting of the European Defence Agency’s (EDA) EnE CapTech, held from 22nd to 23rd of February 2022. The discussion was dedicated to the transition of the Energy and Environment Working Group (EnE WG), established in 2014, to the Energy […]

Conclusion of the R&D feasibility study smart deployable camps

About the study The R&D feasibility study on ways of developing smart deployable infrastructure capacities (Smart Energy Efficient Camps – SmartEEC) was conducted on the basis of a public procurement contract of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Slovenia (Si MoD) No. 430-231/2020-13. TECES was selected as the contractor member, to carry out […]

EDF launched first calls for 2021!

About the European Defence Fund (EDF) calls From 1 July 2021, the first set of tenders is opened with 37 tender areas under the European Defence Fund (EDF) with total value of 1,2 billion EUR. In the period 2021-2027, the EDF provides 8 billion EUR in co-financing for defence research and development projects in all […]