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Defence and Security Accelerator Competitions

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) finds and funds exploitable innovation for a safer future, find out about their latest funding competitions below.

Innovative Research Call 2023 for Explosives and Weapons Detection: Competition Document 

This £3.1 million competition seeks state of the art and technological solutions for the improved detection of explosives and weapons. The competition seeks proposals for the screening of:

  • Buildings and Areas
  • Goods
  • People and / or their Possessions
  • Vehicles

Deadline for submissions is 12pm on 30 August 2023.

Autonomous sensor management and sensor counter deception

This £800,000 competition seeks innovative proposals that can develop solutions for autonomous sensor management and sensor deception in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) scenarios. The deadline for submissions is 12pm on 13 September 2023. 

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