Head of the Centre for Defence Enterprise, Andy Nicholson, introduced CDE and gave an overview of proof-of-concept research funding opportunities for innovative science and technology providers. View the presentation slides.
Bruce Hardie, CDE’s Technology Manager, also talked about how to create an effective proposal for CDE funding. View the presentation slides.
Attendees were able to pre-book a face-to-face meeting with CDE, Dstl and military experts to discuss potential proposals to either the enduring challenge competition or the ‘open-source big data insight’ themed competitions.
There were opportunities to meet other potential bidders, current Dstl suppliers, CDE, Dstl and military experts.
Presentation slides are now available via the links above.
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.