Organisations can apply for a share of up to £500,000 for innovative technologies to accelerate the integration of advanced materials onto military platforms.
Award: Share of up to £500,000
Opens: 8th Oct 2019
Closes: 31st Jan 2020
This Phase 2 competition continues to seek innovations that will accelerate the integration of advanced materials onto military platforms. These materials may be monolithic, composite or functionally graded depending on the application. They may have been manufactured using conventional or advanced manufacture techniques, including additive manufacture.
Developments of particular interest for this competition include:
Like Phase 1, Phase 2 intends to fund proof-of-concepts that address one or more of the challenges outlined below but to a higher level of maturity. Key requirements that apply across all the challenges for creating and managing joints on military platforms are:
Your proposal should include:
DASA seek proposals from both industry and academia on the topic of novel methods for the integration of advanced materials onto military platforms.
Applicants who were unsuccessful in Phase 1 may submit proposals, providing they can show maturation of their initial Phase 1 proposals. New applicants who did not participate in the Phase 1 competition are also welcome to submit.
The Phase 2 funding of £500k is expected to fund 3-5 proposals for the UK / rest of World outside of Australia competition.
In parallel, there is a Phase 2 competition for Australian-led proposals with funding of A$1m.
The upper-limit for this competition for a single proposal is £250k. Bids are anticipated to be in the range of £100k to £170k and will be rejected if they exceed £250k.
If successful, Phase 2 contracts will be awarded for a duration of between 9 to 24 months.
For this competition DASA are not interested in proposals that:
For more information and how to apply, you can view the full DASA competition document here.