Preparatory Action on Defence Research (PADR)
Funding program

The Preparatory Action on Defence Research (PADR) is a precursor programme of the European Defence Fund (EDF). PADR funds 18 research projects that have been selected following calls for proposals in the years 2017 to 2019, including an open call on disruptive technologies to test this new research field in view of the future EDF.

More information on the EU website

Total funding


Total amount of EU security funding for projects

Funding per country

Funding per year

Source data

All data has been compiled via public sources or freedom of information requests to the relevant European Union or national institutions. Data may be incomplete or missing; some agencies or countries still haven’t responded to us, months later. Spreadsheets have been reformatted in order to fit into this data platform. If you see any errors, typos, translation issues or other problems, please get in touch:

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