It will take place at De Vere Canary Wharf, London 9.30am to 4.30pm.
Head of CDE, Andy Nicholson, will introduce CDE and give an overview of research funding opportunities for innovative science and technology providers. View the presentation slides.
CDE will launch a themed competition on the detection of airborne chemical hazards. View the presentation slides.
There will be a guest briefing by the Design Council who will talk about the services they provide to help any business grow, from large companies through to small and medium-sized businesses. View the presentation slides.
In addition, Military Advisers and Programme Managers from Dstl (the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory) will give an overview of some areas where innovative research ideas are sought for CDE’s ongoing enduring challenge competition. View the presentation slides.
Bruce Hardie, CDE’s Technology Manager, will talk about how to create an effective proposal for CDE funding. View the presentation slides.
You’ll be able to pre-book a face-to-face meeting with CDE, Dstl and military experts to discuss your potential proposal to either the enduring challenge competition or the themed competition.
You’ll also have the opportunity to meet other potential bidders, current Dstl suppliers, CDE, Dstl and military experts, and see examples of successful CDE projects.
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.