Greece, Israel utilizing innovation in defense cooperation

A model of cooperation between Greece and Israel in the field of research and development in the defense industry, based on financial instruments and innovation structures already in place on both sides, was discussed on Monday in Tel Aviv by the two countries' defense ministers, Nikos Dendias and Yoav Gallant. 

Athens is considering funding from tools that the Development Ministry has already had at its disposal over the last decade and which relate to research and innovation.

Greece also is looking at the Demokritos National Center for Scientific Research (NCRS) to spearhead the innovation side of things.

What's more, Greece could also harness the possibilities offered by DIANA, the North Atlantic Alliance's Defense Innovation Accelerator, as it has come to be called, for the development of advanced dual-use technologies. The involvement of NATO's innovation...

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