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DASA calls for UK defence and security innovation

Posted 12 December 2019 · Add Comment

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) Open Call is seeking innovative ideas - a concept, product or service (at various maturity levels) - to help improve the defence and security of the UK.


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The Open Call competition is one of the competition mechanisms DASA uses to find proposals that address the challenges faced by government stakeholders. It gives bidders the opportunity to present their ideas to defence and security stakeholders at any time and without waiting for a relevant Themed Competition .

The Open Call is looking for innovative ideas to improve the defence and/or security of the UK. Your idea could be a concept, technology or service and bids are sought at various levels of maturity. DASA's Emerging Innovations category is for less mature innovations and its Rapid Impact Innovations category is for innovations that are more developed.

Full details of this competition, including assessment methods and criteria, are contained in the Competition Document .

Additionally, DASA have published some Open Call innovation focus areas. This is to increase awareness of some of the enduring challenges faced by its defence and security customers and to stimulate the submission of relevant innovative proposals.

Read about the innovation focus areas here .

Read about the innovation assessment criteria here .

The only way to submit a proposal to the Defence and Security Accelerator is online via its new submission service.

It is recommend you use a Google Chrome browser when accessing the service.

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Before submitting a proposal, you may wish to speak with a DASA innovation partner about your idea. To do this you can submit an Innovation Outline through DASA's submissions service, under the Open Call section. Find contact information here

The Open Call for Innovation runs throughout the year. Assessment starts the day after the competition cycle closing date.

A list of the next competition cycle closing dates for 2020 are shown below. Proposals must be submitted through the DASA Submission Service by midday on the closing date given.

Competition closes at midday       Decision date         Feedback released

30th January 2020                             15th May 2020          5th June 2020
   
31st March 2020                                14th July 2020           31st July 2020

 

 

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