CONNECTING THE DEFENCE COMMUNITY WITH INSIGHT, INTELLIGENCE & OPPORTUNITIES

Officially Supported By: dco_logo_land_webonly_k dcb_logo_land_webonly_k

The autonomous last mile resupply innovation network event was held on 23 May 2017.

At the event in London, a series of presentations provided details of three challenges that make up the Defence and Security Accelerator competition Autonomous last mile resupply.

Autonomous last mile resupply network innovation event.

To set the scene, Accelerator Innovation Partner Mark Darvill opened the event by giving an update on the Accelerator and an overview of proof-of-concept research funding opportunities for innovative science and technology providers.

Lt Col Peter Hale and Peter Stockel, Dstl’s Autonomy Innovation Lead gave an overview of the competition and outlined it’s strategic importance.

Lt Col Mark Stuart then briefed the audience on how autonomous systems would help British Army supply front line troops with vital supplies and gave examples of the types of environments the system would have to cope with. Mark Emerton, Dstl’s technical lead shared scenarios which brought the challenge to life. Details were provided from a military and technical perspective.

Information on the competition’s scope, process and key milestones was briefed by Rebecca Varney, Accelerator Competition Manager.

Graham Farnsworth, Dstl’s Intellectual Property Manager outlined the new short form contract.

The Accelerator team then outlined how organisations can work with the Accelerator and gave advice on how to submit good proposals for funding.

 

If you would like to join our community and read more articles like this then please click here

accelerator British Army competition Dstl event pack last mile supply

Post written by: Vicky Maggiani

Vicky has worked with Promark Media for over 15 years and has a wealth of experience in editing and creating copy in a variety of sectors. Contact her on T: 01257 231900 or email: vicky.maggiani@promarkmedia.co.uk

LATEST STAKEHOLDER

Become a Stakeholder today and benefit from an exclusive marketing package which will allow you to:

  • Engage with active defence buyers and key supply chain partners
  • Create your own branded micro-site which within Defence Online which is managed by you
  • Have a dedicated Digital Account Manager to help enhance your Stakeholder page
  • Promote your news, products, press releases, eBooks and Videos as a Defence Online partner which feeds through to our homepage and social media channels
  • Have your company promoted on our partner website Defence Contracts Online (DCO)
  • All news promoted in mynewsdesk, a major hub for all of our news articles which enables news to be picked up from trade magazines, national newspapers and many other publications which offers extra exposure at no additional cost!

Contact us today or call us on 0161 413 6170 to take advantage of this exclusive marketing package

DCI 1200X320pix rat600pixX160pix

RELATED ARTICLES

June 13, 2017

Robotics and AI: apply in the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

Up to £16 million is available to UK business across 2 competitions for technologies and systems for extreme and challenging environments. Innovate

June 9, 2017

Why businesses need military-grade security to tackle cyber-attacks

The UK Government describes cybersecurity as a tier 1 threat. This means cybersecurity is considered a threat to national security