News story: CDE Innovation Network event: 13 January 2015, London

Updated: CDE themed competition: joining advanced materials and structures withdrawn from programme. Armoured Trials and Development Unit added.

Registration for this event is now open.. Registration closes on Friday 9 January 2015 at 12:30pm.

It will take place in London at De Vere Canary Wharf, 9:30am to 4pm.

Head of CDE, Andy Nicholson, will introduce CDE and give an overview of proof-of-concept research funding opportunities for innovative science and technology providers.

CDE will launch a themed competitions for fully funded contracts on highly robust ground platforms (up to £500,000 available).

Please note that the joining advanced materials and structures themed competition that was also due to launch at this event has been withdrawn from the current programme.

In addition, Military Advisers and technical experts 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. There will also be interesting guest presentations from the Armoured Trials and Development Unit and from an adviser on intellectual property.

Bruce Hardie, CDE’s Technology Manager, will talk about how to create an effective proposal for CDE funding.

You can also book to have a private discussion about your potential innovative idea.

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.

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