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Daniel Fiott moderates high-level conference on the EDF

03 October 2019

Daniel Fiott served as a panel moderator at a high-level conference in Helsinki entitled ‘How to make the most out of the European Defence Fund?’. The conference was organised by the Finnish Ministry of Defence under the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU. Over 200 participants from industry, EU institutions and governments attended the two-day event in the House of the Estates.

Daniel moderated a panel focusing on the transition from research to development and panellists considered the ways in which the European Defence Fund could support investments in disruptive technologies, how to avoid a duplication of defence research efforts and how to ensure that research leads to capability development. Daniel was joined by representatives from the Swedish and Italian governments, the European Commission and industry.

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