Materials and structures technology programme

Dstl manages customer work through programmes and project portfolios, using external suppliers where possible; this is one of its programmes


Materials and structures technology programme

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This programme brings together more than 70 organisations to deliver a cost-effective, coherent and integrated materials and structures research programme that addresses the specific needs of defence and security.

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) spends around £15 million on Integrated Survivability and Platform Systems research each year. It is now inviting suppliers to join Dstl’s contracting framework, R-Cloud (Research-Cloud) to gain access to Dstl’s latest research requirements in these areas. Further roll out, across Dstl’s other capability areas, is expected during 2015. Find out more.