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Research and Innovation Symposium for European Security and Defence (RISE-SD) 2022

The first RISE-SD was held during the International Fair in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, in 2022. Among the official guests of the symposium were:

  • Daniel Lorer, Minister of Innovation and Growth of the Republic of Bulgaria;
  • Stanimir Georgiev, Deputy Minister of Defence of the Republic of Bulgaria;
  • John-Mikal Størdal (online), Director of the NATO STO Collaboration Support Office;
  • Erich Staudacher, General Manager, AFCEA Europe;
  • Marek Kalbarczyk, Deputy Director Research, Technology and Innovation, European Defence Agency;
  • Sebastian Serwiak, DG Migration and Home Affairs, European Commission.

The quantitative expression of the registered participants in the symposium were:

  • 27 Research and Innovation Projects;
  • 4 Networks of Practitioners;
  • 2 EDIDP Projects;
  • 2 PESCO Projects;
  • 1 National Research Program.
RISE-SD 2022 Participants and Guests

Go to RISE-SD 2022 website.