About Platform



The B2B Platform launched in 2019 is a tool to facilitate creation of cross-border partnerships. The B2B Platform aims to respond to the increased need for networking due to the new initiatives at EU level with benefit to defence-related Industry.

How it works


  • The B2B Platform is open to EU entities based on the Terms & Conditions of the platform.
  • The participation in the Platform is free of charge and validated by EDA.
  • Registered entities (companies, RTOs, universities, etc.) could find a partner for various type of opportunities (e.g. R&T projects, contracting).

For the registration, the entities are required to provide basic information such as:

  • Organisation name
  • Short description of the organisation
  • Type of organization (Industry; Research & Technology Organisation; Universities; Other)
  • Website
  • Country
  • PoC (Email)

The B2B Platform is an entry platform where all registered stakeholders are able to post the demand for partners.



  • SME (Small-and-Medium-sized Enterprise): < 250 employees [N.B.: for a more precise classification, please see here and here]
  • Small Mid-cap: between 250 and 499 employees [N.B.: the content of above links applies]
  • Mid-cap: between 500 and 3 000 employees [N.B.: the content of above links applies]
  • Large company: more than 3 000 employees
  • Governmental/Non-for-profit institution: Ministry of Defence (e.g. Lab, Academy, Research Center), Research-and-Technology-Organisation (RTO), University, Cluster, etc.



EDA offers the access to the platform without intervening in the building up of the partnerships.

  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech
  • Germany
  • Estonia
  • Ireland
  • Greece
  • Spain
  • France
  • Croatia
  • Italy
  • Cyprus
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Hungary
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Austria
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovenia
  • Slovakia
  • Finland
  • Sweden