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Regulatory framework

Industrial co-operation is based on “Guidelines for Industrial Co-operation in Denmark”, the “National Defence Industrial Strategy” and the “Agreement on the Administration of Industrial Co-operation”. The Danish industry is to be consulted in key matters of principle.

Guidelines

The rules are specified in the “Guidelines for Industrial Co-operation”, which stipulate when and how foreign suppliers are required to enter into industrial co-operation. The FAQ memorandum provides detailed information about the guidelines.

 Guidelines for Industrial Co-operation in Denmark (pdf)

Strategy

The National Defence Industrial Strategy adopted by the Danish Government forms the basis of the Guidelines on Industrial Co-operation and the administration of industrial co-operation. Among other things, the strategy describes the strategic technology areas in the defence industry which are essential to Denmark’s security interests.

National Defence Industrial Strategy (pdf)

Agreement

The agreement between the Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs and the Ministry of Defence on the administration of industrial co-operation stipulates the processes and assignment of responsibility between the Danish Business Authority, the Ministry of Defence, and the Defence Acquisition and Logistics

Agreement on the Administration of Industrial Co-operation between the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Industry Business and Financial Affairs (pdf) (in danish)

Involvement of Danish industry

The Advisory Board for Industrial Co-operation is made up of the Danish Defence and Security Industries Association (under the Confederation of Danish Industry), the Central Organisation of Industrial Employees in Denmark, the Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, the Ministry of Defence and the Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO). The Danish Business Authority provides ongoing information to the Advisory Board about the status of industrial co-operation and consults the Advisory Board on key matters of principle.

Danish Defence and Security Inustries and Assoiciations - FAD

The Central Organisation of Industrial Employees in Denmark - CO Industry