New EDA portal aims to strengthen industry-research engagement

27 November 2019

The European Defence Agency (EDA) launched a new online portal on 25 November to encourage cross-border industrial co-operation on research and technology programmes.

Called B2B Platform, the service "responds to a demand by industry for improved networking possibilities as a result of the new EU defence initiatives which also impact and benefit the wider European defence-related industry", the EDA announced in a statement.

B2B Platform is designed to enable registered applicants using Chrome, Edge, Firefox, or Safari browsers (via the Industry Info tab on the EDA website) to post specific demands for industry partners, with the option to submit anonymous requests in commercially sensitive instances.

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