Corporate Presentation: Thales is looking for Italian partners

Pacte PME offers this opportunity to the ICT SMEs


A leading international electronics and systems group, serving defence, aerospace and security markets worldwide, supported by a comprehensive services offering.

Thales employs 60,000 people in 50 countries, exploits a global network of more than 20,000 high-level researchers and generated revenues of EUR 10.3 billion in 2005, with a record order book of over EUR 20 billion.

Searching Partners

Thales, on behalf of its 6 divisions (Aerospace, Air Systems, Land & Joint, Naval, Security and Services), is looking for Italian and German partners. In a medium term, Thales partners will need to have skills to manage studies, developments, prototype, mock-up, … based upon functional specifications.

Download specifications: [#pdf:182]


To enable identification and grouping of SME proposals, the meeting is organised in two steps.

  • FIRST SESSION: February 13th 2007

    The first session is dedicated to detailed presentations by Thales about their needs. All SMEs participating to this session will receive a catalogue of the participating SMEs after the registering deadline day on January 30th. An informal session for exchanges between SMEs is planned for the end of the day. A room will be available for SMEs wishing to organise meetings with other SMEs. Concluding this first session, Thales will distribute a questionnaire for information.

    The SME Pact will forward SMEs proposals to Thales on February 22nd. Thales will analyse and keep the most interesting ones. SMEs will be informed on March 5th of Thales selection.

  • SECOND SESSION: March 13th 2007

    The second part is dedicated to presentations by the selected SMEs on the criteria of competences/skills and solution proposals. These proposals could be made jointly by SMEs having grouped for this occasion.

How to participate

On line registration: SME PACT.

Deadline: January 30th.


Marco Ramella Votta

Torino Wireless Foundation, Networking Dept.

Tel.: 011.1950.1301

Fax: 011.564.5909



13 February