DASA launches competition for biosensing solutions
The UK’s Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) on 6 April launched a competition for new biosensing proposals for innovative technology that will enhance British forces ability to detect biological agents.
New ways of detecting, locating and reporting hazardous biological materials must be offer a high-level of confidence and be rapid in order to reduce the burdens created by CBRN threats.
It is a Phase 2 competition in a multi-phase theme. Those seeking to submit proposals are not required to have participated in Phase 1 of the project but their ideas are expected to be at Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 3.
At least £700,000 ($861,633) has been allocated for Phase 2 by the organisation.
Submissions must be made before the deadline on 1 June at 12pm (BST).
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