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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...

Register now for CDE Innovation Network event in London on 24th June with the launch of themed competition on open-source big data insight

The Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) is holding a networking event for science and technology providers in London on 24 June 2015.  It will take place in London  at techUK ,...

Government, banking and healthcare sectors driving growth in biometrics - blog from Ploughshare Innovations

According to a report by TechSci Research entitled ‘Global Biometrics Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020’, the growth in this technology is being largely driven by governments, which are...

New contracting opportunity within the area of C4ISR for industry and academic Science and Technology research suppliers

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

New method uses patent data to estimate a technology’s future rate of improvement

How fast is online learning evolving? Are wind turbines a promising investment? And how long before a cheap hoverboard makes it to market? Attempting to answer such questions requires...

Study says fingerprint system quality drops dramatically when sensor size is reduced below recommended level

NEXT Biometrics Group have announced that a study by the University Carlos III of Madrid proves that fingerprint sensor accuracy is directly connected to the size of sensors used in...

Cyber Attacks Against SCADA Systems Doubled In 2014, Says Dell Threat Report

Although organizations continue to increase IT security spending to address the rising number of damaging, high profile security breaches, cyber attacks against industrial targets—including...

Presentations now available: Info Day on H2020 Secure Societies calls

An Information Day on the first Horizon 2020 calls under the societal challenge 'Secure societies - Protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens' took place on 1 April 2014 in...

DARPA in the US seeks sensors that last for years

Getting the most out of a network of sensors means extending battery life as long as possible. That, in turn, means redesigning the way sensors use power and also the way that they do the work...

Register Now for the Uncertainty Quantification for HVM Workshop 29-30 June 2015

The Uncertainty Quantification and Management in High Value Manufacturing Special interest Group ( UQ&M SIG ) is running a two-day Workshop to explore the opportunities and value to be...

Airbus Group Innovations is selected to help develop and mature the UK Ministry of Defence’s cyber security capabilities

Airbus Group Innovations UK has been awarded a £1.4 million research contract to help British forces stay ahead of the growing threat and sophistication of cyber attacks – which could...

Commissioner Bieńkowska launches high-level group on defence research

A competitive and efficient European defence and technological industrial base requires more investment in research and innovation. However, over the last years this investment has seen dramatic...

Sensor Signal Processing for Defence Conference (SSPD2015) Call for Papers - Deadline extended to the 1st May 2015

The deadline for submitting papers for the  Sensor Signal Processing for Defence Conference (SSPD2015) on  September 9th-10th 2015 has been extend from 16th April to 1 May 2015 ....
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