Round Table on "Innovation and Investments in the Defense Industry"

On 29.04.2022 DRESMARA in partnership with Political Research Group organized a round table on "Innovation and investments in the defense industry" on the side lines of the visit in Romania of Mr. David RADER - Deputy Director of the Office of Global Foreign Investments in Department of Defense, USA.

The debates were attended by Mr. Joshua BURGHIN - New Security Leaders Program Coordinator of the Warsaw Security Forum, Mr. Jason WORLLEDGE, Director of IRI, Poland, Professor Ioan-Mircea PAȘCU Retired Lieutenant General Tomiță-Cătălin TOMESCU, Mrs. Liliana FILIP - President of the non-governmental organization Political Research Group, representatives of ATOS Convergence Brașov, DRESMARA teaching staff and participants in the "Postgraduate Defense Resources Management Course for Senior Officials" - ACT 678.11., in the "Planning, Programming, and Budgeting of Defense Resources Postgraduate Course" – ACT 676.11. and in the "Program and Project Management Postgraduate Course" – ACT 677.11. - military and civilian personnel from the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Republic of Colombia, Georgia, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Republic of Moldova, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Republic of Tunisia and Romania.

We were honored to host this event and to benefit from Mr. RADER's trip to Romania, a visit that highlights the strenght of US-Romania relationship and broader NATO alliance.

During the activity, moderated by the director of DRESMARA, Colonel Florin-Eduard GROSARU, professor, PhD, there were discussions on economic security, foreign investments screening, and how the best incentives innovation ecosystems across Romania resonates with government officials.

We appreciate the support of the US Department of Defense and look forward to future engagement on this critical topic of shared interest.