CONFERENCE “DEFENCE SKILLS AND DUAL USE TECHNOLOGIES. The role of regions and the European Structural and Investment Funds” – Air Force Specialists Schools, Caserta, Italy, 14-15 November 2019


The event, co-organised by the European Commission and the Campania Aerospace District, will bring together companies, clusters, national & regional authorities and academia to discuss actions in support of technologies and skills for Europe’s defence industry in the framework of the European Defence Fund (including European Defence Industrial Development Programme) and how the European Structural & Investment Funds could contribute to this.

Topics will include: (i) Space Situational Awareness (SSA) and early warning capabilities; (ii) Robotics and autonomous UAS capabilities in non-segregated operational environment, including high speed systems and safe medical evacuation; (iii) Innovative aerial image and videos processing systems through hyperspectral imaging; (iv) Counter-UAS capability based on mini-UAS swarms; (v) Intelligent, dynamic and robust control of the quality of service in hybrid satellite-terrestrial telecommunication networks, including communications for UAVs in beyond line-of-sight applications.

The event takes place in the framework of the European Network of Defence-related Regions.


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