Last June 27, the winners of the first edition of the ASSETs+ European Defence Challenge had the opportunity to visit different European institutions and to have interesting and fruitful meetings with stakeholders in Brussels.
Our partners Antoine Feral from Rolls Royce and the team of the University of Bordeaux -host of the 1st edition of the ASSETs+ European Defence Challenge- met in Brussels on the occasion of a whole day programme with the winners of the 1st edition of the Challenge, Miguel Garrido Moreno and Emre Kursat Kaya, last June 27.
The special programme included visits to several European institutions and different meetings with Vincent Mazzone, EU Policy Officer for Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine; Caterina Avanza, European Parliament Assistant (Renew France), Alessandra Bosini, from the EU Committee of the Regions, and Barry Conroy from the Directorate-General for Defence Industry and Space DG DEFIS, European Commission. They also visited the Rolls Royce Office, had lunch with Michel Gary from the Group of French Industries for Land and Air-land Defence and Security GICAT and met with Benedikt Weingärtner, Communication Manager at the Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe, ASD.
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 III edition is open and the topic is: “Security – threats identification and defence strategies”. If you want to learn more about this great opportunity for students to boost their careers and open new horizons, click on the button below.