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SME Showcase at DSEI 2015

The Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) will showcase some of the best research ideas it's funded, delivered by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

A presenter at the CDE Marketplace event.

At DSEI 2015, 10 SMEs who have been successful through CDE funding competitions will present their work in 5-minute pitches. Time for networking will follow.

This session will take place on Thursday 17 September 2015, 12pm to 2pm in the West Theatre, Unmanned Zone. Find out more.

It will include an introduction to CDE opportunities, before hearing first hand from the 10 SMEs about their companies and their innovations.

The session will be very useful for those with an interest in innovative defence research and to meet up-and-coming SMEs who have been funded as part of the CDE supply chain.

The companies exhibiting for CDE are listed below. The innovation summaries link to a case study from each organisation.

Company Innovation summary
Autonomous Devices Improvised robotic devices
Folium Optics Adaptive camouflage technology
IQHQ High-resilience radio communication receivers
Kaon Use of plasmonic meta materials in lenses
Metrarc Deriving secure encryption keys from the properties of digital systems
Mobbu Secure mobile communications software
The Technology Partnership (TTP) Sensing solution for SONAR applications
Thinking Safe Insider threat detection
Trauma Simulation Realistic trauma simulation
Voicekey On-device, voice biometric mobile identity management solution

Presentations from the companies will be also be published after the event via the links above.

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
Oxfordshire
OX11 0QX

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Published 5 August 2015
Last updated 16 September 2015 + full page history
  1. SME case studies now available.
  2. First published.