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eBOS Attends the Research and Innovation Symposium for European Security and Defence!

Between the 29th and 31st of May 2023, Dr. Elisavet Grigoriou, R&D Program Manager/Researcher, and Ms. Frini Lazarou, R&D Project Manager attended the prestigious ‘Research and Innovation Symposium for European Security and Defence 2023’ (RISE-SD 2023) held in Rhodes, Greece.

RISE-SD 2023 is an international EU Research and Innovation event focusing on Disaster and Crisis management, Critical Infrastructure protection, Border security and Defence Research. Organised by CERTH, Satways, and the Bulgarian Defence Institute, the main objective of the 2023 edition was to bring together the European R&D communities in Civil Protection & Defence, fostering collaboration and innovation.

Dr. Elisavet and Ms. Frini had the privilege of joining more than 200 participants, including high-level EU representatives, government officials, researchers, industry professionals, practitioners, and European security and defence stakeholders. Together, they engaged in insightful discussions on topics such as Resilient Societies, Crime and Terrorism, Cybersecurity, and the EU’s Defence capabilities. During the symposium, our representatives also had the opportunity to attend an extensive program of conference sessions, panel discussions and focused workshops concerning specific security and civil protection issues such as the resilience of critical entities, wildfire management etc. This year’s edition also featured an exhibition showcasing more than 20 cutting-edge technological solutions, as well as live open-air demonstrations of relevant projects and their outcomes.