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: 28th Nov 2018
Closes: 1st Feb 2019
This competition is seeking innovations and new approaches 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 by conventional or advanced manufacture techniques, including additive manufacture.
Developments of particular interest for this competition include:
Phase 1 intends to fund different proof-of-concepts that addresses one or more of the challenges outlined below. Key requirements that apply across all the challenges for creating and managing joints on military platforms are:
Your proposal should include:
DASA are seeking proposals from both industry and academia on the topic of novel methods for the integration of advanced materials onto military platforms.
The initial funding of £500k is expected to fund multiple proposals for the DASA-led competition. If successful, Phase 1 contracts will be awarded for a duration of up to 9 months.
Additional funding for follow-on phases to increase TRL further is anticipated to be available. Any further phases will be open to applications from all suppliers and not just those that submitted Phase 1 successful bids.
The upper-limit for this competition is £120k. It is anticipated that bids will be in the range of £30k to £100k and will be rejected if they exceed £120k.
Proposals must include costed participation at the following two DASA events: – a collaboration event – and a demonstration event. Both events will be held in the UK.
For this competition DASA are not interested in proposals that: