Accelerator competition: improving crowd resilience

Further information on this £1 million phase 1 Defence and Security Accelerator competition



An innovation network event for this Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition was held on 27 July 2017.

The event provided information about the improving crowd resilience competition. The presentations will be available from 31 July 2017.

This competition seeks innovative or novel ideas to reduce the threat from the terrorist or malicious use of explosives and weapons in public spaces by using the crowd as a sensor. These capabilities and systems are to be used in crowded spaces, such as shopping centres, sports stadia and entertainment venues.

The competition is now closed.

Queries should be sent to

Published 17 July 2017
Last updated 28 July 2017 + show all updates
  1. Innovation network event has taken place. Briefing information will be available from 31 July.

  2. Competition now open.

  3. First published.