Marcin Terlikowski is head of European Security and Defence Economics project in the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM). Since 2007 he has been a research fellow in PISM, and between 2013 and 2014 served as acting coordinator of International Security Program. In his research he focuses on European defence industry and defence equipment market, European Union’s Common Security and Defence Policy, defence and military cooperation in Europe. He is the author of numerous policy reports and academic papers on European defence, defence economics, Polish security policy and crisis management operations. He co-led a number of collaborative research programs, including Defence Austerity: a New Paradigm for Defence and Security Cooperation in the Visegrad Region (2011-2013) (DAV4); Weimar Defence Cooperation – Projects to Respond to the European Imperative (2011); Restructuring Europe's Armed Forces in Times of Austerity: A Dialog on Challenges and Opportunities for Government and Industry (2010).