SMEs Procurement

How SMEs Can Break Defence Procurement Barriers? The EU is seeking to increase the efficiency of the European defence market by reducing barriers to intra-EU defence trade and by encouraging international competition. How to avoid fragmentation across national lines of what could be an EU-wide defence procurement market? How to develop a more dynamic defence market, creating opportunities for SMEs and providing better value for public money? What role can EU initiatives like the European Defence Fund play in this regard?