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659 documents from Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

  • Dstl AI tracks global radar systems

    Using Artificial Intelligence (AI), scientists at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) are shining a light on enemy radars by using a world-leading radar tracking system to help protect UK military personnel and their equipment during operations around the world.

  • Information content in data: How a Dstl project could find the ‘needle in the haystack’ using AI for image search

    Fundamental research looks at how machine learning can be used to sort mass-quantities of data

  • Heimdall framework

    New Heimdall framework announced with market industry day to be held on 28 November 2018

  • Competition: Many drones make light work phase 3

    The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is launching Phase 3 of the Many Drones Make Light Work campaign.

  • Access defence science and technology research

    You can access defence science and technology research via our central repository, and submit your own research.

  • Dstl recalls the contribution of the Civil Service during WW1

    As we mark the centenary of the end of World War One, Dstl especially remembers the large number of Civil Service volunteers who enlisted in the Armed Forces.

  • Women in Defence awards showcase Dstl scientists

    Scientists from the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) have been honoured for their outstanding contribution in Defence at a glitzy award ceremony held at the Imperial War Museum, London.

  • PhD research opportunities

    Information for UK academic institutions, research groups or research centres about calls for PhD funding.

  • PhD calling notice: UK-France PhD programme

    Dstl seeks applications for this programme; up to 5 PhDs will be funded in association with this call.

  • Tackling Knife crime: Detection of steel-bladed knives

    Announcement of an upcoming competition seeking innovative technologies and approaches that help to reduce knife crime.

  • inSIGHT archive

    This archive contains previous editions of inSIGHT, Dstl’s regular defence, science and technology eBulletin aimed at the supplier community.

  • Dstl trio named as finalists for the 2018 Women in Defence UK awards.

    Three top scientists at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) are celebrating after being named as finalists for the 2018 Woman in Defence UK Awards.

  • Defence and Security Accelerator funded contracts

    Details of what the Defence and Security Accelerator has funded by financial year.

  • Regenerative Medicine on the Front Line: Collaboration Day

    The Defence and Security Accelerator will be holding a collaboration day to encourage collaborative projects in preparation for Phase 2 of Regenerative Medicine on the Front Line competition.

  • ATiTUDE Market Industry Day

    Market industry day to be held on 15 November for the Affordable Titanium for Defence (ATiTUDE) programme.

  • Maximising Human Performance - Market Exploration

    The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) and the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) are scoping the potential for an innovation challenge in maximising human performance.

  • New competition: Many Drones Make Light Work Phase 3

    The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is launching Phase 3 of the Many Drones Make Light Work campaign.

  • DASA dial in event: many drones make light work competition

    The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) will be running a dial in event to discuss the Many Drones Make Light Work Phase 3 competition.

  • Dstl: Supporting innovation for MOD’s next generation air defence systems

    A new cutting-edge air defence missile system is on target for full-time use by both the Royal Navy and the British Army – with its innovation supported by experts from the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), who have been at the heart of its development since conception.

  • Defence and Security Accelerator: terms and conditions and contract guidance

    Guidance on Defence and Security Accelerator terms and conditions for funding, contracts and intellectual property rights.

  • Building support for veterans' mental health

    Dstl apprentices join Police Constable Paul Corcoran to support veterans with PTSD with unique fundraiser.

  • Make a pit stop for innovation in combat modelling

    Dstl is working with Digital Catapult to look at solutions in combat modelling in new open call.

  • Dstl’s Brightest Minds Glimpse the Future of Warfare

    Wargaming looks at specialist technology and how Dstl can prepare for the future.

  • Graduation time for Dstl third year apprentices

    In a special graduation ceremony held at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), a team of third-year engineering apprentices were awarded after successfully completing their training.

  • Wearable technology for injury prevention - market exploration

    The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) are interested in technologies addressing injury prevention in the British Army by means of wearable technology.

  • Insight: read the latest edition

    Insight is Dstl’s regular eBulletin providing the latest news and opportunities for the supplier community.

  • New competition: stopping it in its tracks

    The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is launching a new competition to find novel approaches to stopping or impeding tanks and other heavy armoured vehicles.

  • Competition: Stopping it in its tracks

    This new Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition is seeking novel approaches to stopping or impeding tanks and other heavy armoured vehicles on the battlefield.

  • Scientists move away from the keyboard to beat cyber attackers at their own game

    A new Easy Access IP licence has been granted for a game which helps stop cyber attacks

  • ASTRID Market Interest Day on 17 October 2018

    An event for companies interested in the provision of the Analysis for Science and Technology research in Defence (ASTRID) framework

  • Dstl Quality Policy

    The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is an Executive Agency of the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) maximising and delivering high impact S&T for the defence, security and prosperity of the UK, safely, securely and sustainably.

  • Streets ahead: British AI eyes scan future frontline in multinational urban experiment

    British autonomous technology able to scour urban environments for enemy advances has been tested alongside an arsenal of futuristic military technology by Canadian soldiers on the streets of Montreal.

  • Defence and security PhD call 2018: quantum sensing

    Applications are now open for PhD funding in quantum sensing research.

  • 22nd International Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation Conference

    The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is hosting the two-day event on 22 to 24 May 2019.

  • Dstl DECANT framework

    DECANT aims to drive autonomy into defence and security research by building a supplier network for innovative and cutting-edge underpinning autonomous systems technologies

  • Dstl Case Study – Keith Gilert, Chief Superintendent

    Keith Gilert is Dstl’s Senior Police Adviser in the Counter Terrorism and Security Division. After more than 30 years of distinguished service in the police service, Keith Gilert joined the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) when the Home Office’s Centre for Applied Science and Technology (CAST) integrated with Dstl .

  • UK tests life-saving chemical detection robots and drones

    A new fleet of robots and drones designed to test for chemical agents, provide 3D mapping and identify casualties have been put through their paces by troops, police officers and scientists for the first time.

  • Women winning battles: Recreating the Wrens unit which helped win the War

    Dstl staff recreate World War Two war gaming which helped win the Battle of the Atlantic

  • Competition: metasurfaces for defence and security

    Harnessing two dimensions to transform front-line capability.

  • New Competition: Predictive Cyber Analytics

    This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition seeks proposals for novel approaches to predictive cyber security

  • Competition: Predictive cyber analytics

    This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition seeks proposals for novel approaches to predictive cyber security to address challenges in defence and/or security

  • New Competition: Take Cover!

    The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is launching a new competition to find solutions for lightweight rapidly deployable protection for on-foot troops on the front-line through Field Fortifications.

  • Competition: 'Take Cover!’ Lightweight rapidly deployable protection on the front-line through Field Fortifications

    The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has launched a new competition to find solutions for lightweight rapidly deployable protection for on-foot troops on the front-line through field fortifications.

  • Accelerator dial-in event: invisible battlespace competition

    The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) will be running a dial-in event to discuss the Invisible Battlespace competition

  • Competition: The Invisible Battlespace

    This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) challenge led competition seeks proposals to explore the benefits that innovative technologies can bring to military front-line capabilities, in applications across the contested/congested Electromagnetic Space.

  • Competition: Biosensing across wide areas

    Detecting and locating deposited hazardous biological agents rapidly in the field

  • Centre for Defence Enterprise: submit your research proposal

    Guidance about the Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) proposal submission process.

  • Centre for Defence Enterprise events

    Historical content on Centre for Defence Enterprise events held prior to January 2017.

  • New competition: Biosensing across wide areas

    The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is launching a new competition to find solutions for rapidly detecting and locating hazardous biological agents deposited in the field.

  • Dstl scientists take to the high seas on HMS Queen Elizabeth

    As HMS Queen Elizabeth makes her way across the Atlantic deploying for her longest sea trial to date, a pair of scientists from the Defence, Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) are on-board as part of an analytic research team.

  • CDE: terms and conditions and contract guidance

    Guidance on Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) terms and conditions for funding, contracts and intellectual property rights.

  • Accelerator dial-in event: metasurfaces competition

    The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) will be running a dial-in event to discuss the Metasurfaces competition

  • New competition: The Invisible Battlespace

    The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is launching a new competition focusing on the contested electromagnetic environment.

  • Defence and Security Accelerator: how to submit a proposal

    Information on the stages involved in preparing and submitting a proposal to the Defence and Security Accelerator.

  • Brigadier promotion for lifetime Reservist and Dstl employee

    After a career spanning decades in mine warfare and bomb disposal in Bosnia and improvised explosive device (IED) analysis in Afghanistan, Dstl employee Andy Wood has been awarded the rank of Brigadier in his role as an Army reservist.

  • New competition - metasurfaces for defence and security

    The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is pleased to announce the launch of a new competition on metasurfaces for defence and security.

  • Dstl Audit and Risk Assurance Committee: terms of reference

    Sets out the terms of reference for the sub-committee that oversees and scrutinises Dstl’s risk management and governance arrangements.

  • Defence Science and Technology Laboratory – Working for Dstl

    Dstl employs some of the world's brightest people.

  • New test for sepsis could improve survival rates thanks to Dstl scientists

    A new test for sepsis is now available for commercial licence

  • New Behavioural Analytics Competition Scoping Workshop

    The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is launching a new Behavioural Analytics competition scoping workshop on 13 September 2018

  • Behavioural Analytics Competition Scoping Workshop

    The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is launching a new competition scoping workshop to unlock the potential to understand human behaviour

  • Defence and Security Accelerator: how your proposal is assessed

    After you submit a proposal to the Defence and Security Accelerator, it’ll be assessed by subject matter experts.

  • University Defence Research Collaboration in Signal Processing

    Phase 3 Application Themes: “Imaging and Detection through Complex Media” and “Electromagnetic Environment”

  • How to work with or sell to Dstl: industry, academia and other research organisations

    How to sell to Dstl if you are in industry, academia or other research organisation.

  • Autonomy for tomorrow's world

    Futuristic drones and unmanned ground robots with autonomous ‘deliver to order’ capability could provide timely answers to the vital challenges of access for humanitarian aid and disaster relief in developing countries and future front-line military logistics support.

  • Defence Science and Technology Laboratory annual report and accounts 2017 to 2018

    Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) annual report and accounts 2017 to 2018

  • Brand new x-ray technology set for production in the UK

    Ploughshare Innovations has agreed a licence deal with Axi-Tek Ltd for a novel x-ray technology which will be used to develop the next generation of safe and rapid inspection equipment.

  • Dstl's work: programmes and facilities

    This collection of documents details Dstl's work by subject area including funding available and information about our facilities.

  • Dstl announces appointment of new Non-Executive Members

    Two new Non-Executive Members have been appointed to the Dstl board

  • Defence Science and Technology Laboratory – Membership

  • Pants PhD for Dstl scientist

    A scientist at the Defence, Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is celebrating after his research into washing combat underwear earned him a PhD.

  • Futuristic super-thin metal could create ‘solar-panel shirts’

    New semi-conductor material could be used in clothing to provide solar charging capability

  • Information Systems Programme

    The Information Systems Programme provides co-ordinated research towards the development, integration and demonstration of new information system concepts and capabilities

  • Dstl forensic experts support the Criminal Justice System

    Specialists at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) provided evidence that helped secure conviction in West Yorkshire 'revenge plotter' case

  • World’s Fastest 3D Microphone Array Simulation Software

    Ploughshare Innovations, the technology transfer organisation for the UK MOD makes available to industry the world’s fastest 3D microphone array simulation software.

  • Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI)

    The Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) is a US Department of Defense (DoD) programme.

  • Easy Access Intellectual Property

    As part of Dstl's commitment to improving access to technologies, we're making some of our Intellectual Property available for free.

  • Emerging Technology for Defence Programme

    The Emerging Technology for Defence Programme develops and enhances UK Defence’s ability to exploit emerging technologies

  • Citizen scientists look to the skies to help Dstl study

    Space scientists at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) are engaging with amateur astronomers to help them observe the night sky.

  • Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation Conference 2018

    Defence minister calls for international community to hold to account those who use chemical weapons

  • Defence Science and Technology Laboratory – About us

    The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) ensures that innovative science and technology contribute to the defence and security of the UK.

  • Dstl ranked in the Top 100 employers for school leavers...again!

    The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has been ranked among the UK’s top 100 employers for school leavers for the third year in a row, while one of our apprentices also received an award.

  • CatalyST privacy and data policy

    Policies relating to CatalyST, Dstl's collaboration platform for suppliers and partners

  • Dstl Synthetic Environment Tower of Excellence (SE Tower)

    The SE Tower enables the Ministry of Defence (MOD), industry and academia to work together on future areas of research for mutual benefit.

  • Flagship AI Lab announced as Defence Secretary hosts first meet between British and American defence innovators

    Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson announced the launch of a new artificial intelligence hub as he hosted the first ever joint US-UK Defence Innovation Board meeting yesterday (21 May) to explore important areas of co-operation that will maintain military edge into the future.

  • Underpinning data science – request for information

    As part of a significant new research project, the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is looking to work with industry suppliers to develop fundamental capabilities in data science.

  • Dstl supports Mental Health Awareness Week 14 to 20 May 2018

    At the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), mental health is an important part of wellbeing.

  • Return-to-work placements for scientists and engineers at Dstl

    Do you want to restart your career in STEM? If you’ve taken time away from your career or if you are looking to transfer your skills to a new sector you could join the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl)

  • Dstl scientists inspire more women to choose STEM careers

    Two female scientists take roles at an annual conference to encourage more women and girls to study and work in science, technology, engineering and maths

  • Dstl analysts support Europe’s largest military exercise

    Analysts from Dstl are supporting Europe’s biggest bi-annual military training exercise.

  • UK and allies stand united in face of intensifying threats

    Nine nations come together for Joint Expeditionary Force live demonstration

  • Centre for Applied Science and Technology (CAST) becomes part of Dstl

    The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory will now be responsible for work previously carried out by CAST

  • Ploughshare Innovations relocates to a new science park at Porton Down

    Ploughshare Innovations, the technology transfer office for the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), has relocated today to a new purpose-built science park at Porton Down near Salisbury

  • Latest battlefield forensics could save lives on the front line

    Dstl and US teams work together to apply latest techniques in battlefield forensics

  • Memorial tree honours former Dstl conservationist

    A memorial tree has been planted in honour of a former employee for his conservation support at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

  • Clean-up work underway in Salisbury in next phase of recovery

    Work is beginning in Salisbury to decontaminate potentially affected sites for the city and its visitors.

  • Accelerator competition: regenerative medicine at the front line

    Information on this Defence and Security Accelerator competition for which at least £1 million of funding is available.

  • Dstl's Serapis Framework

    The Serapis framework will aim to cover the areas of C4ISR, space systems, synthetic environments, simulation technology to support human capability development

  • PhD calling notice: Novel Materials for Defence Materials for Strategic Advantage

    Applications are now closed.

  • Dstl forensic expertise secures conviction for Parsons Green Bomber

    The contribution of Dstl scientists in the recent court case of the Parsons Green bomber