Jim Pennycook, Head of Operations at CDE, introduced CDE and gave an overview of proof-of-concept research funding opportunities for innovative science and technology providers. Technical experts provided specific information about the themed competition: security for the internet of things. This competition has up to £1 million available for fully funded phase-1 projects.
Attendees were able to pre-book a face-to-face meeting with CDE and subject matter experts to discuss potential proposals for the ‘security for the internet of things’ themed competition.
There were networking opportunities with other potential bidders, current Dstl suppliers, CDE, Dstl and military experts.
CDE funds novel, high-risk, high-potential-benefit research. We work with the broadest possible range of science and technology providers, including academia and small companies, to develop cost-effective capabilities for UK armed forces and national security.