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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 ....

Defense Technology At a Crossroads: Can the Pentagon Regain Its Innovation Mojo?

The US Defense Department may never become the technological juggernaut it once was, but with the groundbreaking innovation happening in the private sector, the challenge for the Pentagon is to...

Save the Date for Innovate UK 2015 – 9th & 10th November

The global spotlight on UK innovation is back and will take place at Old Billingsgate, London on 9th and 10th November.    Supported by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN)...

Forthcoming Innovate UK Competition in Game-changing technologies for aerospace - Register for consortium-building and networking event 28 April

Innovate UK is to invest up to £10 million in  collaborative research and development  and  feasibility studies  to accelerate the commercialisation of highly innovative...

UK awards Northrop Grumman £77.4m biometric contract

The Home Office has awarded a contract to global security firm Northrop Grumman to oversee a forensic and biometric interim capability service (FABrIC) that supports its national fingerprint...

Expressions of Interest required for Wearable technologies in Defence workshop

The Knowledge Transfer Network and the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) are hosting a joint workshop on HMS Belfast on the 19th May to explore the challenges and opportunities...

Newcastle-based manufacturers of fingerprint readers secure £200k funding

IEvo, a Newcastle-based biometric manufacturer specialising in fingerprint readers, is aiming to expand the range and size of contracts it can take on with the help of new outside investment. ...

Want to know 'How Defence Works'?

‘How Defence works’ brings together in one document - for the Ministry of Defence (MOD) - both the operating model (the rules for how it works) and the control framework (the way in which it...

Opportunity to win exhibition stand at InfoSecurity Europe 2015 and be crowned the UK’s most innovative small cyber security company of the year.

The Cyber Growth Partnership, in association with The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills and techUK, is supporting a new UK Cyber Security Innovation zone at  InfoSecurity...

UKTI attending America’s largest cyber security event

For the first time  UK Trade and Investment (UKTI)  will have a stand at RSA , promoting UK expertise in cyber security. UKTI are hosting a UK pavilion showcasing British...

Sci-Fi Cloaking Device Could Protect Soldiers from Shock Waves

A researcher at the defense company Boeing has filed a patent for a sci-fi-esque cloaking device that would protect soldiers from intense shock waves generated by explosions.   ...

Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) series of webinars: Introduction to the CDE and what makes a good proposal

The Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE)  funds innovative research that could lead to a cost-effective capability advantage for UK armed forces and national security. They seek bids for...
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