09:00 - 15:00

4 Pl. de l'Europe
L-1499 Luxembourg (Luxembourg)


The BeNeLux “Space4Defence” Industry Day is the perfect opportunity to find and connect with potential partners for Defence related to space projects. The program aims at participants that are interested in and eligible for the EDF and for participants that have experience with the Capability Technology working Groups (CapTech) of the EDA.

On the B2Match platform you  are asked to provide your company details, Defence themes of interest, eligibility to the EDF and previous experience with the CapTech working groups of the EDA in order to ensure relevant matchmakings.

The program of BeNeLux “Space4Defence” Industry Day:


Morning (09:00-11:30):

  • Introduction Sasha Baillie (CEO Luxinnovation), Georges Heeren (Director BSDi), Peter Huis in ’t Veld (Senior Business Development Manager Aerospace/Deputy Director International Affairs  NIDV)
  • Presentation European Defence Fund / Focus “SPACE” + Multi-annual perspective, Marco Detratti (DG-DEFIS)
  • Presentation European Defence Agency (EDA) – CapTech Space: Eleni Patouni (EDA)
  • Presentation National Defence Space Initiatives : Guy Hoffmann (National Armaments Director, LU Directorate of Defence), Ronald Genemans (NL MoD), Armaments Directorate : LtGen Goetynck – to be confirmed (BE MoD)

Lunch (11:30-12:30)

Afternoon (12:30-15:00) :

  • B2B Matchmaking Defence Space BeNeLux Industry in view of collaborations in the frame of EDA and EDF

Wrap-up (15:00):

  • Next BeNeLux Space4Defence Event at Paris Air Show (19-21 June 2023)


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