About MBDA E3

The E3 project is designed to capture and insert breakthrough technology from leading-edge SMEs. MBDA team with reactive, flexible and smart teams in order to test, challenge and mature low TRL technology.

MBDA has developed a global scheme for partnering with innovating SMEs. The initiative called “E3” is structured around 3 axis:

  • Explore: Consistent and efficient screening, targeting and capitalisation of innovative SMEs
  • Engage: Define and implement strategic engagement with the critical innovative SMEs
  • Endure: Securing sustainable relationships and durable access to the SMEs technologies along our project lifecycle.

This policy aims at reinforcing MBDA’s ability to innovate with its partners in an agile and sustainable manner, while taking its responsibilities in developing the Defence Technological and Industrial Base in our customer countries