Aerospace & Defense Meetings is the only international business convention for the aerospace and defense industry organized in Italy, based on a program of pre-arranged meetings. The Borealis Consortium was represented by IRIS attending the event as member of MESAP.
The convention has been organized by ABE BCI Aerospace – world leader in the organization of business meetings for the aerospace and defense sector – with the collaboration of CeiPiemonte, ALPS Enterprise Europe Network, and with the support of the Piedmont Aerospace District Committee and AIAD. Interpreters of the B2B program will be first-tier companies like Airbus, Rolls Royce, ATR, Honeywell, Safran, Embraer, Stelia, Avic, Zodiac Aerospace, ASI, Elbit, Diehl Aircabin and others, from at least 15 countries from Europe, South America Middle East and Mediterranean Basin.
For the first time, the scientific and technological program of the event has been enriched by Additive Manufacturing Meetings that took place place over the two days of the convention: business meetings dedicated to advanced manufacturing technology program for the creation of components layer after layer starting from metal powders. Representatives of production, purchasing, R&D services and product or project managers from all Europe attended these sessions, looking for specialist in the various phases of product development, prototyping or rapid manufacturing. Aerospace & Defense Meetings is a biennial event that alternates in Europe with Toulouse Aeromart, and it is a showcase of excellence with large industries, SMEs, universities and research centers that want to highlight their know-how. The numbers are constantly growing: more than 8000 B2B meetings, over 600 companies present and more than 1,000 participants.