French MOD creates innovation management agency

This could be a roadmap for Belgian Defence innovation as well and the triple helix concept works already in this direction. I like the high level involvement and push that’s been given to this initiative.

Innovation in goverment reading list

Innovation is now a priority for the French Defence

Le ministère des armées a fait de l’innovation l’une de ses priorités. Il y a quelques mois, il s’est associé avec BpiFrance pour lancer le fonds d’investissements DefInvest destiné à soutenir les pépites technologiques tricolores présentes à la fois sur les marchés civils et militiaires

 

Should the Belgian Defence follow the French example ? Is Belgium too risk-averse or financially unable to do that ?

 

Bundeswehr’s attempt to attract innovation

“Their concern is more about changing the thinking within the Bundeswehr to foster innovation and modify an acquisition process built on sequential iteration, not disruption”

 

 

Interesting article to read on Defensenews.com. An example to follow for the Belgian Defense ?