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Defendec welcomes a new partner - Envision.  Envision is a service-based security solutions provider that focuses on the construction industry sector in Ireland and the United Kingdom.  Envision will market the ReconEyez brand and devices to construction and utilities companies in the region.  It has already signed a contract  in the UK, and it is pursuing many new leads.  
Defendec participated in European Day for Border Guards (ED4BG) which was held May 22 in Warsaw. ED4BG is an annual event, organised by Frontex, which brings together members of national border authorities.
On May 19, Defendec attended Kevadtorm 2014 in Helme, Estonia hosted by the Estonian Defense Forces.  At the event, Defendec demonstrated the Smartdec electronic border guard system for various military delegations.  Smartdec was well received by representatives of the military forces of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and NATO, who reported that they plan to use Smartdec in the future. Read more
Defendec delivered Smartdec at the end of March to the State Border Service of Kyrgyzstan.  Bogdan Gogulan, Defendec Vice President of Business Development for MENA and Central Asia, Tanel Laan, Defendec Deployment Manager, and Major Kalev Sarapu, Head of the Analysis Department of the Estonian Police and Border Guard Service, trained the Kyrgyz border guards for three days. Sarapu has been PBGB (Estonian Police and Border Guard Board) representative in cooperation with Defendec since its beginning to help develop the Smartdec system.  He shared his expertise and best practices with the local guards. 
December 2013, Defendec Vide President of Business Development Bogdan Gogulan signed a contract with the Tajikistan Free Economic Zone  for the installation of a Smartdec system.  The free trade zone falls under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade and is located near the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border. 
December 9-13, Defendec CEO Jaanus Tamm participated in a business delegation that accompanied Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip to Kyrgyzstan.  

Defendec has released Smartdec 3.0 bringing significant improvements to its electronic border guard system for users in the field. 

New Partner to Cover Africa November 19, 2013
Defendec signed a new partner in November that will focus on market opportunities in Africa especially the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Africa.  

International robotics competition Robotex 2013 will take place at TUT Sports Hall, Tallinn from 16 to 17 November. Event is organized by Tallinn University of Technology in cooperation with the University of Tartu and the Estonian Information Technology College. The event takes place for the 13th time. 

October 3-5, Defendec CEO Jaanus Tamm and Vice President of Business Development Vlad Nepochatov participated in a business delegation that accompanied Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves to the countries of Romania and Moldova.  
Defendec exhibited at DSEI 2013 held in London September 10-13.  Defendec was one of nine leading Estonian defense companies that shared a joint stand at the exhibit that was sponsored by Enterprise Estonia. 
Estonia's reputation as a leader in the development of e-government solutions has attracted the attention of countries around the globe.  This summer Defendec had an opportunity to meet with visiting delegations from the Republic of Namibia led by the Honorable Mrs. Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana, Minister of the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration, and separately with a delegation from Japan led by the Honorable Mr. Takuya Hirai, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee. 
Defendec will participate in European Day for Border Guards (ED4BG) which is held May 23, 2013 in Warsaw.
Estonia became 41st space nation after Estonia's first satellite ESTCube-1 was rocketed off to orbit the Earth on  May 7th 2013 at 05:06! Defendec's team is very proud to contribute in the project - our Embedded Software Engineer Andres Vahter has developed the communication module for the satellite.
In May 7-10, Defendec will participate in the International Defence Industry Fair IDEF'13 held in Istanbul, Turkey.

Defendec is proud to announce Vlad Nepochatov as the new VP of Business Development. He is responsible for business development and sales in emerging countries.

Defendec made their annual Christmas donation this year to Tartu University Hospital Children's Fund to help kids with severe and profound disability.
Defendec signed Teguh Hiasan ICT Sdn. Bhd. to be the sole distributor of Smartdec in Malaysia. 

SmartCap, an investment company, part of the Estonian Development Fund invests together with co-investor Firepower Ventures OÜ in the Estonian technology company Defendec OÜ, with up to 1.2 million euros in international potential. 

In the period 20 – 24 August 2012 Defendec’s Smartdec system was fielded successfully in the joint exercise together as a part of Kestrel Technology Group. Over 200 people (military and civilian personnel) participated. 

Defendec is pleased to announce the addition of Bogdan Gogulan to the company’s business development team as the Regional Sales Manager in Central Asia. Gogulan will be responsible for business development and sales in this mentioned region.

Defendec Ltd. is participating WITH defense and aerospace exhibition BSDA 2012 being held at Bucharest, Romania on 16-17th of May 2012. BSDA 2012 is one of the largest defense and aerospace trade show in Black Sea region.

LanTroVision Ltd., has signed a mutual agreement with  Defendec Ltd. to sell and support the Perimeter Intrusion Detection System, SMARTDEC in Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, and Myanmar.

 Estonian Defence Forces and Defendec Ltd. signed an agreement to co-develop and test innovative defense technologies and devices.

On December 1, 2011, the United States Embassy in Tirana, Albania supported the Albanian Government by donating Defendec’s innovative monitoring systems for border protection. The donation was made possible under the Export Control and Related Border Security Assistance (EXBS) program, which is led and funded by the U.S. Department of State. EXBS is a worldwide program that aims to support countries to improve their export control systems, to prevent illegal shipments and smuggling, and to counter weapons proliferation threats.  

On November 2, 2011 the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board awarded the badge of merit to Defendec Ltd. for creating virtual border guards and for helping to protect the nation’s borders. 

Defendec Ltd. is proud to announce it is now certified as ISO 9001:2008 compliant, this for the The manufacturing, deployment, and development of wireless sensor network. The certification is accredited by leading certification center Bureau Veritas.
During the period of March 28-th until November 30-th 2011, European Social Fund has been co-financing the council project of quality management systems to develop and improve company's profile. The project has been supported by Estonian Enterprise.

On September 1-st of this year, the Estonian high-tech enterprise Defendec, and the enterprise promoting the SmartGrid concept on the US market PowerCon Energy Systems, entered into a development and licensing contract, as a result of which the North American enterprise can take into use technology that enables the monitoring of the electricity consumption of private customers and, therefore, reasonably regulate the production and consumption volumes.


Immola, Finland, September 23, 2011 – The European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union (FRONTEX) organized an event for member states on 21-23 September in Finland.

Exhibition in Asia July 01, 2011
Defendec presented Smartdec technology in Brunei International Exhibition.


Defendec is pleased to announce the addition of Taavi Hiltunen to the company’s business development team as the Sales and Marketing Director. Hiltunen will be responsible for global sales and strategic marketing.

EAS supported Defendec team personal development training and consulting programs.
Defendec presenting its unique wireless perimeter detection system for remote areas in Europoltech 2011 in Warsaw.

WELCOME TO OUR BOOTH AT HANNOVER MESSE, HALL 2 STAND C63

Defendec welcomes the addition of David A. Merkel to its international Board of Advisors.

Defendec signed today an agreement with Jan M. Koivurinta, an experienced professional in the international defence industry, to become a member of its International Advisory Board.

 Defendec announced Regional Sales Director in Asia, Richard Chan.

European Venture Summit (EEVC 2010 ) contest' s jury awarded Estonian High-technology company Defendec as the 5th best promising company in Europe on the 16th of December in Barcelona, Spain.
Defendec will be sponsoring the robot building competition - ROBOTEX-  from the 3rd to 4th of December at the Sports facility of the Tallinn University of Technology.
 On the 7th of  November, Defendec was nominated as TOP10 young enterprise in Nordic Venture and was invited to participate with a competition of TOP25 European companies.
Today, Defendec's  CEO Jaanus Tamm represented company in Dusseldorf, Germany and as a result Defendec was nominated as TOP 25 promising startup  enterprise of European countries.

Defendec was selected as one out of the 50 most promising start-up enterprises in Scandinavia and Northern Europe (Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Sweden, Finland, Estonia).

Defendec in Almex 2010 October 25, 2010
Defendec represented in the most important Balkan military exhibition of the year - ALMEX 2010

Estonia Shares Schengen Experiences with Ukraine and Moldova

Defendec takes the next step with TALOS

Defendec appoints a former national Managing Director of the Thales group to its Advisory Board


Defendec is pleased to announce the addition of Olaf Valeur to the company’s Board of Advisors. Valeur will help Defendec develop its international business network in the field of security and military sectors worldwide.

An international exhibition “ EUROSATORY 2010” taking place in Paris on June 14-18, 2010 brings together top defence industries from all over the world and DEFENDEC - an innovative company from Estonia has a display at the exhibition to introduce an innovative wireless sensor network technology and a system of monitoring parameters, which considerably lowers the operating costs and helps to safeguard and save human lives.
Smartdust Solutions changed its name. Smartdust Solutions changed its name to Defendec on the 26th of April representing its focus on serving mainly the military and security sectors. 
Meet us at Frontex Day April 22, 2010
Our company will be presented at Frontex Day in Warsaw on the 25th of May. We will introduce our innovative monitoring system and its benefits to European Border Guards.
Grant for Innovation October 30, 2009
Enterprise Estonia decided to award us with a grant. The grant is for two years research project - research and development of new ultra low power networking algorithms with intelligent application message platform.
Contract with Estonian Border Guard was signed on the 3rd of July 2009 
Smartdust Solutions is represented now in Estonian Space Cluster