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REGISTER YOUR INTEREST: MOD SBRI Launch Event Thursday 18 June

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) will shortly be releasing three SBRI calls. The KTN is supporting the MOD by hosting a launch event in London on Thursday   18th June 2015 .   ...

Call for additional Integrated Survivability & Platform Systems research suppliers via R-Cloud

Research Cloud (R-Cloud) is Dstl’s marketplace for Science and technology Research and provides a rapid and transparent means for contracting with industry and academia, using both...

New contracting opportunity from Dstl within the area of Cyber research for industry and academic Science and Technology research suppliers

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), part of the UK Ministry of Defence, is establishing a new commercial framework for Science and Technology (S&T) research contracts,...

Innovative ideas are being sought for a multi-million pound programme launched by MOD: Achieving the Strategic Edge Through People 2040

A multi-million pound science and technology ( S&T ) research programme is being launched by the Ministry of Defence ( MOD ) looking at the capabilities its people will need to have by...

'Thriving defence industry is vital to react in unstable world', warns report

Last month,  the Policy Institute at King’s College London published a report ' A benefit, not a burden ' which  warns w ithout a thriving domestic defence industrial base,...

Registration Now Open - Third Annual Symposium in No Fault Found: 16 June 2015, Cranfield

On the 16th June 2015 , the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Through-Life Engineering Services at Cranfield University will be hosting the Third International Symposium on No...

Register Now: Opportunities for Electronics & Sensors in Innovate UK £10m Aerospace Call Consortia Building Event, 3 June 2015

The Knowledge Transfer Network will be hosting a one-day event on Wednesday 3rd June 2015 at the RAF Museum, London to support consortia building for the Innovate UK £10m competition Game...

EU sets out path for ambitious European cooperation in defence and security

The European Commission and the High Representative have just given new impetus to making Europe a stronger actor in security and defence matters. This is also in line with President...

Graphene holds key to unlocking creation of wearable electronic devices

The University of Exeter reports that an international team of scientists, including Professor Monica Craciun from the University of Exeter, have pioneered a new technique to embed...

US Government Accountability Office review Department of Defense Rapid Innovation Program

The Department of Defense (DOD)  relies on technology innovation to maintain superior weapon systems. However, a long-standing challenge has been ensuring that high value technologies are...

Biometrics Market Revenue to Total $67 Billion Worldwide over the Next 10 Years

Just within the past couple of years, the biometrics market has become firmly established as advances in technology and improved mobile devices enable use cases that were previously thought...

Welsh innovators set to showcase pioneering work

Welsh innovators set to showcase pioneering work   Businesses and organisations in Wales which develop ground-breaking products, services and processes are being urged to open...

One Week to Go, Register Now for the Innovation Symposium: Enabling Technical Innovation in Defence, 13th-14th May

The ability to innovate has long been regarded as the key to survival and success in an increasingly unpredictable world where increasing global connectivity brings about rapid changes in...

RUSI publish Occasional Paper on The Future of Research and Development in the UK’s Security and Intelligence Sector

The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)  National Security and Resilience Studies Group have published an Occassional Paper on The Future of Research and Development in the UK’s...

DOD Publishes Its New Cyber Strategy

The purpose of the new Department of Defense (DoD) Cyber Strategy, the Department’s second, is to guide the development of DoD's cyber forces and strengthen its cyber defense and cyber...

1st Technical Workshop of the UK Vertical Lift Network (UKVLN)

The 1st Technical Workshop of the UK Vertical Lift Network (UKVLN) took place between the 10th and 12th of April at the beautiful setting of Nunsmere Hall in rural Cheshire....

Northrop Grumman Launches 2016 CyberCenturion Competition to Find UK's Young Cyber Security Talent

Northrop Grumman has announced that it has renewed its commitment to run the successful CyberCenturion competition for a second year in 2016, continuing its efforts to seek out the UK's...

Testing brain activity to identify cybersecurity threats

The old adage that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link certainly applies to the risk organizations face in defending against cybersecurity threats. Employees pose a danger that can be...

Ultra-sensitive sensor detects individual electrons

In the same Cambridge laboratory in the United Kingdom where the British physicist J.J. Thomson discovered the electron in 1897, European scientists have just developed a new...

Digital Forensics and Big Data: Extracting Actionable Information for Crime Investigation and Security

Dr Matt Butchers from the  Industrial Mathematics Community  has written a summary of the recent KTN event, which took place on 27 Mar 2015, entitled 'Digital Forensics and Big Data...
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