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31 May 2021 - 1 June 2021
Security Mission Information & Innovation Group (SMI2G) Event
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Open until 19 May 2021

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Security Mission Information & Innovation Group (SMI2G) Event

The traditional two-days event organised by SEREN4, EARTO Security & Defence research Working Group, EOS, IMGS, ECSO and ENLETS, will take place online!

As a tradition this event will focus on security issues within the European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, thus, within Horizon Europe! The event will be structured around several interesting keynote speeches, panel discussions and a brokerage event, all related to the first calls of the "Civil Security for Society" cluster!

What to know?

The SMI2G event 2021 will take place online because of the worldwide situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic and, therefore, several novelties are foreseen. There won't be the usual pitch sessions like the ones organised during the physical events; participants will have the opportunity to send their pitch presentations (according to a standard template and by the 30th of April) and PPTs will be collected and categorized per call and published on this website. Then, all participants will book their bilateral meetings with the owners of the pitch presentations more interesting to them or, otherwise, book their bilateral meetings as always, contacting people and organisations with the skills and competences they are looking for.

Cluster 3 call topics will be put into the B2Match system (for bilateral meetings' appointment phase) as soon as the official Cluster 3 Work Programme will be published by the European Commission.

You can use as a reference doc, the draft version (please, remind that this is only a draft version, not even a pre-publication and things might change until the official publication and launch of the calls) of the work programme available on this page
 index.cfm (europa.eu)

The whole registration will be managed here, on the B2Match website and will imply:

  • the registration to follow the panel sessions and the keynote speeches,
  • the registration to the brokerage event,
  • the registration to follow on or more of the success-stories sessions.

Technical aspects:

  • The different sessions will be hosted on Webex (up to 1000 participants - registration will be on a first come first serve basis) and only people that have registered will recieve the link to access. Sessions will be recorded and the recording will be available after the event.
  • The bilateral meetings will be hosted on B2Match (NOT ON WEBEX) and participants registered will recieve the link. 

  • How it works? Please visit and read carefully the dedicated page "how it works" of this website and the page related to the deadlines.

    Main topics

  • Better protect the EU and its citizens against Crime and Terrorism
  • Effective management of EU external borders
  • Resilient Infrastructure
  • Increased Cybersecurity
  • Disaster-Resilient Society for Europe
  • Strengthened Security Research and Innovation

Why participate?

  • Networking possibilities
  • Consortiium building for new projects
  • Information about several interesting initiatives and developments in the European security domain



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Participants

Albania 1
Austria 14
Belgium 47
Bulgaria 2
Croatia 3
Cyprus 11
Czech Republic 13
Denmark 5
Estonia 8
Finland 33
France 43
Germany 51
Greece 44
Iceland 1
Ireland 15
Israel 13
Italy 52
Latvia 2
Lithuania 3
Luxembourg 8
Netherlands 10
Norway 12
Poland 20
Portugal 13
Romania 10
Slovakia 23
Spain 74
Sweden 5
Switzerland 6
Turkey 41
Ukraine 2
United Kingdom 37
Total 622

Participants

Company 248
University 114
R&D Institution 125
Association/Agency 42
Authority/Government 59
Other 34
Total 622

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