On Europe Day, the 9th of May, idD – Portugal Defence promoted a virtual session on the recently adopted European Union strategy for security and defence policy – ​​“Strategic Compass: political and industrial implications for the defence ecosystem”.

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.

The event aimed to train DTIB and STCN on recent developments in the field of European defence and to encourage the participation of national entities in collaborative projects at European level.

Strategic Compass: policy and industrial implications for the defence ecosystem

Program

09:00 Opening
idD – Portugal Defence, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Catarina Nunes
09:10 – 10:30 Strategic Compass: a political perspective
European Defence Agency, President, Jiří Šedivý
Permanent Representation of Portugal to the European Union, Permanent Representative to the Political and Security Committee, José Costa Pereira
Ministry of National Defence, Director General of National Defence Policy, Paulo Lourenço
Moderation: National Defence Institute, Director, Isabel Ferreira Nunes
10:30 – 10:40 Break
10:40 – 11:50 Roundtable: implications for the defence ecosystem
idD – Portugal Defence, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Catarina Nunes
GEE, Director, Joana Almodôvar
ANI, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Joana Mendonça
Moderation: AICEP, Specialist in Mobility, Space and Defence Industries, António Aroso
11:50 – 12:00  Break
12:00 – 13:30 Collaborative projects – lessons identified
Edisoft, General Manager, Sérgio Barbedo
Ceiia, Business Development Manager, André Oliveira
CITEVE, Protection and Defence Area Manager, Gilda Santos
INOV, Business Development Director, John Rodrigues
GMV, Administrator Portugal, José Neves
Moderation: Ministry of National Defence, Director General of National Defence Resources, Vasco Hilário