01 Oct 2019

DASA seeks best Scottish innovators at Highlands roadshow

Free DASA expert advice and UK Government funding opportunities at Oban, Fort William, Inverness, and Thurso events.

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) will be travelling across Scotland from 22 October to 31 October to meet businesses, academics, and innovators to build on the £3 million already invested in Scottish proposals and ideas. DASA Innovation Partners will be on hand to discuss potential funding opportunities with those attending any of four free roadshow events next month.

The locations are:

  • 22 October in Oban at the Regent Hotel.
  • 24 October in Fort WIlliam at the Nevis Centre
  • 29 October in Inverness at the Royal Highland Hotel
  • 31 October in Thurso at the Park Hotel

Places can be booked via the DASA Eventbrite page or via the location links above. One-to-one meetings with an Innovation Partner will also be available to pre-book via the individual Eventbrite pages.

DASA’s Scotland Innovation Partner, Dr Debra Carr, said: “DASA Scotland is excited to explore The Highlands seeking innovative ideas to benefit the defence and security of the UK while also boosting national prosperity. We are already funding more than £3 million of projects in Scotland, helping local businesses and academics grow their ideas. Come along to free Roadshow events in Oban, Fort William, Inverness or Thurso to learn about the support and funding available, to network and to discuss your ideas. See you there!”

Also attending are ESA/SoXSA, CENSIS, Interface and The DATA Lab.

If you have any questions or enquiries please email accelerator@dstl.gov.uk

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