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Second Call 2022
On 1st April 2022, the Council of Minister has approved the Defence Science and Technology Research Programme, including DEFRA. Thus, the second call for proposals is now officially open.
This second call will cover 4 themes with an indicative budget of 1.600k€ each:

  • Space weather for security and defence applications
  • 5/6G for military, security and crisis applications
  • Sustainable and "green" energy applications for military use
  • Preventive medicine for improved soldier fitness

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First Call 2021
covering three research themes:
1. NEET: Employment of NEET (Not in Employment, Education or Training) for Belgian Defence
2. SEHS: Small Energy Harvesting systems for Defence applications
3. SPACE: Space technologies for Defence applications