NATO Defence Innovation Challenge for SME

We are passing along the below information on behalf of the NATO Communications and Information Agency. They are having a Defence Innovation Challenge for SMEs and academic institutions operating at the cutting edge of technology.


The challenge is in the following areas:


•Mobile apps for defence users;

•Mobile apps for government organizations;

•Data science: models for natural language processing and translation; speech to text;

•Data science: application of open source analytic tools;

•Data visualization;

•Internet of Things (IoT): autonomous sensors for the battlefield;

•IoT: secure federation of IoT devices.


Top finishers will be invited to showcase their tech solutions at this year's NCI Agency Conference and AFCEA TechNet International (NITEC18), entitled 'NATO's Digital Endeavour: Expanding the Ecosystem', taking place on 22-24 May in Berlin, Germany.


The due date is coming up fast, but I wanted to pass this along in case it is of interest to you. Please circulate to others you believe would be interested.




Information from NATO


Please be informed that the NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency is now accepting submissions for its third annual Defence Innovation Challenge.  This challenge is geared towards Small and Medium Enterprises and academic institutions operating at the cutting edge of technology from all 29 NATO Nations.  Entries must be received by 6 April 2018.


Please visit the following website for more information: