Dundee Interdisciplinary and Innovation Forum: The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA)

Dr Debra Carr, DASA Scotland Innovation Partner, will talk about current and potential funding opportunities. There will also be the option to give a short presentation on your own research and explore how your expertise could compliment the research of others.

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) provides 100% funding for innovative projects that benefit the defence and security of the UK. They fund a wide range of topics and the themes for the current financial year include Counter Drones, Space to Innovate, Information Advantage, Microbial Resistance, People Challenge, Defence Logistics and Future Threats.

The competition fund for this financial year is estimated be worth £50m.

Dr Debra Carr has worked at Cranfield University (The Defence Academy of the UK), University of Otago (Clothing and Textile Sciences), Imperial College (Department of Mechanical Engineering) and for the Ministry of Defence (Stores and Clothing Research and Development Establishment). Her research interests include body armour and helmet optimisation, wound ballistics, clothing and textile sciences and forensic textile science. She is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and a Fellow of The Chartered Society of Forensic Science.

If you would like to attend please email ris-events@dundee.ac.uk to register.

Tickets: Free