As in previous years the Security Mission Information & Innovation Group (SMI2G) will
organize a meeting in
The meeting will be held on Tuesday 22 May and Wednesday 23 May at the
Everybody interested in the participation in a topic for this call as coordinator or partner is invited to this meeting.
SMI2G is an initiative from ASD* (AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe) Security R&T committee and EUROTECH Security Research Group**. SMI2G is an Open Forum, focused around the mission priorities of the Security programme, to exchange views on potential R&T proposals for the FP7 research programmes. SMIG meetings started with the PASR 1st call in 2004 and participation from SMEs, Research & Technology Organisations, Academia and Industries from all EU-27 and associated countries are encouraged (more than 350 experts and organisations are registered in the database).
The Goal of the SMI2G meetings is to:
The SMI2G meeting this year will start with several general presentations including the background of the 6th call for the Security Research programme, lessons learned from previous calls and the end-user view; also a perspective of the future Framework programme (Horizon 2020) will be given. Senior representatives from the European Commission will participate in this first pannel.
Then, for all seven activity areas in the work programme a session is organized (session 6 and 7 are combined). These sessions will include the following 4 steps:
In addition to the main SMI2GS event, the IMGS (Integrated Mission Groups on Security) will organize a forum in the same place on the evening of the 22nd of May. All SMI2GS participants are cordially invited.
*ASD represents the aeronautics, space and defence industry in Europe, our mission is to
enhance the competitive development of the ASD Industry in
** EUROTECH is a group of major Research & Technology Organizations in