The Greater Lincolnshire Regional Defence and Security Cluster (GLRDSC) is an industry led forum.
Bringing together national and international defence organisations, manufacturing, research, development and innovation expertise, the network is designed to provide a single forum to overcome sector challenges and identify business opportunities in Greater Lincolnshire and Rutland.
This will give businesses the chance to lead and shape this sector and draw on Government funding to develop ideas, innovations and new products.
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The GLRDSC will provide a greater pan-sector network and provide opportunities for collaboration.
Providing pathways to engage with key stakeholders and funding bodies for suppliers across the defence and security sector.
Membership is open to both traditional and non-traditional defence and security organisations operating in Greater Lincolnshire and Rutland.
- QinetiQ and the University of Lincoln collaboration
QinetiQ and the University of Lincoln have announced the establishment of a partnership to develop a national Centre for Defence and Security Artificial Intelligence in Lincoln.
- Defence cluster status confirmed
Greater Lincolnshire is now recognised by the Government as a Regional Defence and Security Cluster
- Nato is setting up a €1bn VC fund to invest in early-stage defence tech companies
Backed by 22 of the military alliance’s 30 members (but excluding the US), this innovation fund is currently putting together an investment team, which will operate on an independent and commercial basis.
- Another successful East Midlands CEMA/ISR Industry Engagement and Networking Day
EWS and Leonardo Training Academy Lincoln were delighted to co-host the fourth CEMA/ISR Industry Engagement and Networking Day in May 2023.
- Programme Mercury
The British Army presents 'Programme Mercury'; a catalyst for 2035 Science and Technology challenges and beyond, enabling Army- wide transformation.
- Disruptive technology experiments provide opportunities for innovation
Allied Command Transformation’s NATO Innovation Hub, located in Norfolk, Virginia, is a valuable part of the Alliance-wide Innovation Network.
- Joint Economic Data Hub economic report
Joint Economic Data Hub have launched their annual economic report capturing and quantifying the contribution of the defence sector to the UK economy.
- MOD Acquisition Pipeline
The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has published its third Acquisition Pipeline, offering a forward look to potential procurement activities across Defence valued at more than £2m and due for tender release within 18 months.