New publication: ‘How the EU is funding arms dealers and corrupt corporations’

8th November 2022By Laëtitia SédouEuropean Union, Finance

In 2017, the EU approved the funding of military research and the development of new arms and technologies, breaking the red line that the EU should not fund military activities with the community budget. Over half a billion Euros went to military research and development (R&D) through two precursor programmes: the Preparatory Action for Defence … Read More

Press Release: “All you want to know about who benefits from EU military and security funding”

8th November 2022By Laëtitia SédouEuropean Union, Press release

8 November 2022, Brussels (.pdf versions available in English and French) As of today the public platform Open Security Data Europe, listing beneficiaries of EU security funding, expands to EU research and development (R&D) grants in the military field. The database gives a unique overview of which companies, research centres and public agencies receive EU funding … Read More