Defence and Security Accelerator: Revolutionise the human information relationship for Defence

Funding details
Registration opens
30 Jan 2017, 00:00
Registration closes
21 Mar 2017, 12:00
Closes
21 Mar 2017, 12:00
Award
£6 million
Organisation
Defence and Security Accelerator
Summary

This Defence and Security Accelerator (the Accelerator) themed competition seeks new technologies, processes and ways of operating to improve Defence staff’s ability to analyse and exploit data to inform decision-making. This competition will cover 3 challenge areas:

Challenge 1: allowing rapid and automated integration of new sensors

Challenge 2: free up personnel by the innovative use of machine learning algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) for military advantage

Challenge 3: make effective use of operator cognitive capacity, particularly by human-machine teaming

The competition will be briefed at the Defence and Security Accelerator Innovation Network event on 23 February 2017 and at a webinar on 27 February 2017.

Total funding for phase 1 and phase 2 of this competition is up to £6 million.