European Forum on Defence and Dual Technologies for the Protection of the Maritime Domain

Location: Toulon, France
Event Date: 2018-09-20
Time: 09:00:00

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The Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur and the European Commission are pleased to invite you to the 

European Forum on defense and dual technologies for the protection of the maritime domain

24-25 May 2018 in Toulon


This Forum will welcome 200 European participants from the civilian and military sectors, representing companies, public authorities and clusters. The objectives of this event are to raise awareness among stakeholders about the potential of dual use technologies for the European maritime sector and to present opportunities for actions and cooperation in the field of defense at the European level.

This event – organised in partnership with the French Direction Générale de l’Armement ; PACA  CCI ; Var CCI ; DIRECCTE ; the  Mer Méditerranée, SAFE, OPTITEC and SCS clusters;  as well as the network EEN France Méditerranée - will be held over two days and includes:

  • A plenary session during which participants will learn about the strategies and programmes developed at different levels (European, national and regional) for defense, dual use and the protection of the maritime sector ;
  • Two technology workshops focusing on thematic areas that present a strong interest for dual use technologies: (i) maritime security/safety and (ii) cybersecurity for the maritime sector. Those workshops will gather French and European experts in dual use technologies, representatives of primes, companies and clusters ;
  • The event will end with B2B meetings on 20 September and site visits on 21 September.

You can find further information on the website of the event: