Funding Radar: This week’s round up of calls for proposals in defence

18 Jun 2024 | News

Here’s a list of funding opportunities in the EU, the UK, Australia, and the US

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On Thursday, the European Commission will open 35 calls for proposals focused on defence under the European Defence Fund (EDF), marking a further move by the EU in expanding its role in defence.

From the 1990s to the early 2000s, the EU concentrated on developing a Common Foreign and Security Policy and setting up the European Security and Defence Policy. During this time, funding for defence research was modest, and most EU money was directed towards crisis management and peacekeeping…