Jim Pennycook, Head of Operations at CDE, will introduce CDE and give an overview of proof-of-concept research funding opportunities for innovative science and technology providers. There will also be an update on the Defence and Security Accelerator.
Technical experts from Dstl (the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory) will provide specific information about the themed competition: ‘the future of aviation security’. This competition has up to £1 million available for fully funded phase-1 projects.
Bruce Hardie, CDE Technology Manager will brief on what CDE is all about, our funding opportunities and how to work with us.
There’ll be 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.