The Awards Ceremony will be held online on MS Teams, next March 28, 11:00-12:10 CET.
The III edition contestants have already presented their final proposals addressing security – threats identification and defence strategies. The jury has now the difficult task of selecting the winner teams that will be announced during the Awards Ceremony. The opening of the IV edition of the Challenge and the topic will also be announced.
11:00 – Security threats from the point of view of the young generation – what brings ASSETs+ European Defence Challenge (EDC)
- Dorota Stadnicka, Rzeszów University of Technology ‐ EDC III organizer
11:10 – Security from Defence Industry point of view and the benefits of the challenge for industry – Airbus
- Andreas Schweiger, system architect, Airbus Defence & Space
11:25 – Presentation of the EDC III finalists and representatives of their universities
11:35 – Announcement of the winners and presentations of their works
11:50 – Young Student Award
11:55 – Opening of the IV edition of the Challenge and announcement of the topic
- Irene Spada, University of Pisa- EDC IV organizer
12:05 – Final Remarks
- Gualtiero Fantoni, University of Pisa, ASSETs+ Coordinator
The ASSETs+ European Defence Challenge is an open competition to attract young talent to the Defence industry and to encourage them to initiate a career in defence-related technologies. The Challenge asks European students to propose one or more work approaches dealing with topics such as artificial intelligence, sensor technologies, autonomous vehicles, data science, cybersecurity, chip technologies, control, robotics, signal and image processing, and defence-related technologies.