Key features: This CDE themed competition seeks an innovative way to detect toxic chemicals in vapour and/or aerosol form.
Award: Up to £500k
Opens: 22 Jul 2014, 12:00
Registration closes: No deadline
Closes: 11 Sep 2014, 12:00
Support phone number: 0300 321 4357
Detection of airborne chemical hazards
£500,000 of MOD funding is available for this Phase1 competition.
MOD's Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) proves the value of novel, high-risk, high-potential benefit research sourced from the broadest possible range of science and technology providers, including academia and small companies, to enable development of cost-effective capability advantage for UK Armed Forces and national security.
- high selectivity, ideally providing molecular classification or identification
- high sensitivity
- the potential to detect a broad range of threat materials on a platform that is easily and rapidly programmable.
- fast response
- low size
- low weight
- low consumable burden
- wide dynamic range
- low false-alarm rates.