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CDE Innovation Network event: 9 February 2016, London

The Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) held a networking event for science and technology providers in London on 9 February 2016.

Dstl presenter at Centre for Defence Enterprise event.

The event took place in London at 1 Wimpole Street.

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 from Dstl (the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory) provided specific information about the themed competition: detect and treat hearing loss and tinnitus. This competition has up to £500,000 available for fully funded phase-1 projects.

View the presentation slides from the morning session.

In addition, Bruce Hardie, CDE’s Technology Manager, talked about how to create an effective proposal for CDE funding and CDE’s enduring competition.

View the presentation slides from the afternoon session.

Attendees were able to book a face-to-face meeting with CDE and Dstl subject matter experts to discuss potential proposals to the ‘detect and treat hearing loss and tinnitus’ themed competition

There were networking opportunities with other potential bidders, current Dstl suppliers, CDE, Dstl and military experts.

About CDE

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.

CDE is part of Dstl.

Centre for Defence Enterprise

Building R103
Fermi Avenue

Harwell Oxford
OX11 0QX

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Published 25 November 2015
Last updated 10 February 2016 + show all updates
  1. Presentation slides now added.
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