The ICIP participates in an international conference on possible security and defence scenarios in 2030

Within the framework of the ICIP's internationalisation activities and as part of the focus on debate on topics of interest to the Institute, on 10 May the expert and assistant to the president, Leonie van Tongeren, participated in the final conference on the SANDERA project The Future Impact of Security and Defence Policies on the European Research Area (ERA), a long-term research project funded by the European Commission which aims to promote research on emerging issues affecting science and technology in Europe.

The conference took place at Castle of Val-Duchesse near Brussels (photo), and experts on defence policy, security and science and technology discussed the results of research programmes being carried out at a European level. The participants analysed the various scenarios for interaction between the ERA, security and defence research and innovation policies moving towards 2030.