idD Portugal Defence accompanied TEKEVER on a visit that included the Minister of National Defense, the Secretary of State for National Defense, and the Minister of Science, Technology, and Higher Education.
idD took part in the REPMUS 2023 Exercise ("Robotic Experimentation and Prototyping Augmented by Maritime Unmanned Systems") organized by the Portuguese Navy, which is the largest operational unmanned systems experimentation exercise in the world.
idD - Portugal Defence is at IDEX - International Defense Exhibition and Conference & NAVDEX 2023 - Naval Defense & Maritime Security Exhibition, with a national delegation, composed by EID and OGMA, taking place in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates, a international fair covering all operational areas of defense, which takes place between the 20th and 24th of February 2023.
idD Portugal Defence visited several research centres and interface units of the School of Engineering of the University of Minho (in Guimarães) and the INL – International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (in Braga) together with the Innovation Division of the Navy’s General Staff.
idD participated in the 9th edition of the AED Days, organized by the national cluster for the Aeronautics, Space and Defence industries, AED Cluster Portugal, which includes several entities from the Defence Technology and Industrial Base (DTIB).
This event brought together around 30 national and British companies, with more than 40 bilateral meetings taking place aiming to explore potential business opportunities, thus contributing to the integration of Portuguese entities in the supply chains of British companies.
This session brought together representatives of national and European entities working in the field of defence to present the “Strategic Compass” and offer their perspectives on possible opportunities and challenges for the defence economy.