EDA launches B2B platform
The European Defence Agency (EDA) has launched a new business-to-business (B2B) platform to facilitate cross-border partnerships between European defence industry stakeholders.
The B2B Platform online tool will allow registered industry users to quickly and easily search for potential partners for defence-related projects and programmes. It enables stakeholders to post their specific and customised demands for partners, and also to reply to requests. As the public search for partners can be commercially sensitive, the platform also offers the possibility to publish anonymous requests.
All information submitted throughout the application process will be notified only to the project owner who published the related request for partners as well as to EDA’s administrator. From there, interested parties can get in touch directly and discuss the way ahead.
According to the EDA, the platform 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.
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