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Space Environments Working Group: Call for Nominations

The UK Space Agency seeks nominations for membership of its Space Environments Working Group (SEWG).   The SEWG provides advice and support to the Agency on matters related to...

Latest news on CDE funding competitions

Novel electro-optic infrared technology ( http://www.science.mod.uk/events/event_detail.aspx?eventid=295 ) This CDE themed competition has up to £600k available to fund design studies and...

MOD publishes its latest 10-year equipment spending plans

MOD has just released it's latest spending plan, for the ten years from 2013 to 2022. Over this period, they plan to spend up to £164Bn on equipment procurement and through-life support - with...

New Dstl funding boosts marine industry competition

An extra £2m has been added to the funding available for our collaborative R&D competition, ‘Vessel Efficiency II - better systems at sea' - taking the total to £5m. The Defence Science...

David Lockwood appointed Chair of Knowledge Transfer Network Ltd

David Lockwood, OBE, CEO of Laird PLC, a global electronics and technology company - http://www.laird-plc.com/laird/about-laird/our-board  - has been appointed to one of the most...

How to submit an effective CDE proposal

CDE will be hosting a webinar to help organisations become better informed about submitting effective proposals to them. Join this webinar to hear some useful advice, hints and tips for how...

Funding for emerging imaging technologies

The Technology Strategy Board is investing up to £1.25m in feasibility studies to bring emerging imaging technologies closer to commercial use. This competition will support projects that...

Flying binoculars from Swarm Systems

A soldier needs to check out the terrain ahead. He reaches into his pocket and pulls out a tiny flying camera that he throws up into the air. Unobserved and hovering hundreds of metres away it...

TSB Competition: Secure working in insecure environments

Status: Open Key features: Investment of up to £1m for research proposals identifying novel and innovative ideas to meet communication security challenges ranging from enabling home working...

TSB Competition: Data exploration - creating new insight and value

Status: Open Key features: Investment of up to £4.5m in collaborative research and development that addresses the technical challenges and business opportunities presented by the huge growth...

Open general export licence (technology for military goods)

Revised licence allowing the export of technology, the information needed for the development and production of, military goods. This open general export licence (OGEL) allows, subject to...

First flight by combat aircraft fitted with 3D printed parts

British defense manufacturer BAE Systems announced, Sunday, that a Royal Air Force (RAF) Tornado fighter plane flew from an airfield in north-west England fitted out with components made using...

The TSB opens £3M 'Vessel Efficiency 2 - better systems at sea' call

The aim of the competition is to build collaboration across the marine and maritime sector, improving the viability of supply chains, ensuring continuity of supply, and creating opportunities...

Technology Strategy Board chief picks up CBE

A number of engineers and scientists have been recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours, including Technology Strategy Board boss Iain Gray, and Professor Helen Valerie Atkinson, head of the...

Read the December Edition of Dstl's inSIGHT eBulletin

inSIGHT eBulletin, providing the latest defence science and technology news. Read the latest on: Science and technology news Latest calls and contracts Case studies and research Blogs...

Collaboration Nation: Technology Inspired now available via webstreaming

Collaboration Nation: Technology Inspired is an inspiring event showcasing innovative technology projects and companies - winners of the Technology Strategy Board's feasibility study competition...

Take advantage of Dstl's Defence and Security PhD programme

To date, the MOD’s Defence and Security PhD scheme has funded 75 PhDs across a number of themes. The focus of the current call for PhD level research, commencing in October 2014, is Sensing and...

Dstl and Research Councils Plan to Contribute Funds to January TSB Data Exploitation CR&D Call

On 6 January, the TSB will open a Collaborative R&D competition on Data Exploration - Creating New Insight and Value. They plan to invest up to £4.5M in research projects which address...

CDE Funding Calls - Three Opportunities Now Open

Dstl's Centre for Defence Enterprise has recently announced three, challenge-led funding calls: Cyber Security - Securing Aainst the Insider Threat ( closes 9 January ) - see ...

Read the latest issue of Defence Codex - Issue 14

From policy to progress The UK is celebrating. Success on the tennis court, glorious sunshine and a well-earned rise in defence exports too. British defence exports rose by 62% in 2012 –...
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