AED Cluster Portugal involves more than 100 Portuguese entities, working in the Aeronautics, Space and Defence sectors. Our Companies, Institutes and Academia share significant synergies in multiple industrial, research and engineering domains.
As President, I am very proud of the results achieved so far by the cluster while promoting the growth of the Portuguese ecosystem, which has already given proof of its value and it is, still, facing a big growth potential, capable to cope with the challenges these industrial sectors are facing.
At AED we strongly believe that the efforts and initial investments, already performed by our associates (and their outstanding human capital), will foster a consolidated and fruitful future for the Cluster at a global level.
A meeting between Portuguese and French companies, promoted by the Portuguese-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCILF). The event takes place on the 26th of October, in a face-to-face format, in Porto, with a Seminar, Lunch and B2B Meetings.
AED Cluster Portugal and idD Portugal Defence are organizing a joint participation in Euronaval between the 18th and 21st of October. Portugal will have a national stand and the delegation will have more than a dozen companies participating in one of the biggest events in Europe for the Naval and Defense markets.
For the second year, the EACP (European Aerospace Cluster Partnership) organizes an event dedicated to companies from the european Aerospace Clusters. In this edition, which takes place digitally from 21 to 23 September, we'll have a Conference and B2B Meetings under the motto “Survival of the Greenest - The Path to Carbon-Neutral Aviation”.
The International Astronautical Congress brings together the main stakeholders (industrial and governmental) of the space sector and takes place from the 18th to the 22nd of September. AED will be present, accompanying the Portuguese Space Agency and delegation of national companies.
AuxDefense 2022 — 3rd World Conference on Advanced Materials for Defense is organized by the University of Minho and sponsored by the Portuguese Ministry of National Defense. It’s focused on the latest scientific and technical novelties in advanced materials for Defense, including equipment and soldier protective systems.
Today, the new Center for tests and innovation technology of the Portuguese Army was inaugurated.
Today, the Portuguese Air Force KC-390 was presented at the Beja Air Base, with the presence of the Portuguese Prime-Minister, António Costa.
The Mobilizing Agenda "Aero.Next Portugal", dedicated to the portuguese aeronautics sector and already approved for financing, was presented this weekend and its contract was signed.
AED Cluster Portugal and idD Portugal Defence are organizing the Portuguese participation with a group of companies, the Secretary of State for Defence and a national booth, at the Farnborough International Airshow 2022, happening between 18 and 22 July.
The annual event of the Portuguese Aeronautics, Space and Defence Cluster will be held sooner this year: 24th to 27th of May.
In a set of events, the Portuguese Cluster reinforced its business connection with Airbus, Leonardo, Thales and West Sea.
Two of the seven "Mobilizing Agendas" have direct involvement from AED Cluster Portugal.
With the support of AED Cluster Portugal and idD Portugal Defence, OGMA is launching a new education and training initiative, for the aeronautics sector.
The IMM was held in Matosinhos, where a new document was unanimously approved to accelerate the use of Space for Europe and European citizens.