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NATO Innovation Challenge

Protecting the troops and populations against hostile unmanned systems is a rising concern for NATO.

This is your opportunity to contribute to their security! Propose your innovative solutions in the field of

Countering Air and Ground Unmanned Systems

and compete for valuable prizes and stage-time at NATO-wide events

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Abstracts due by 30 Sep

              

 


 

CHALLENGE TOPICS

 

JUDGING CRITERIA

TIMELINE AND INSTRUCTIONS

EVENT INFORMATION

 

Seeking hardware, software and concept solutions addressing any of the following topics:

  • Detection and identification of enemy unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and unmanned ground vehicle (UGV)
  • Situation awareness / ground sensor net
  • UAV and UGV Defense

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Solutions will be scored against:

  • Usefulness: potential impact of proposed solution on challenge topic.
  • Innovativeness: is it a genuinely new idea or an already existing solution adapted for this Challenge?
  • Feasibility: is the solution easy and cheap to develop and implement?
Aug - Sep
Registration
30 Sep
Abstract Submisson
9 Oct
Pre-Selection
6 Nov
Solution submission
12 Nov
Pitch Day - Award Ceremony
 

The purpose of the NATO Innovation Challenge is to tap into the minds of innovative people and teams to find more effective and efficient ways for NATO, and other response organizations, to ensure security and respond to crisis situations.

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How long does the Challenge run?

Pre-selected teams will have from 9 Oct to 6 Nov to develop their solution proposal that they will present on 12 Nov.

Who can participate?

Anyone! We want entrepreneurs, designers, marketers, thinkers, engineers, coders ....

Online or Onsite Participation?

Attending the Pitch Day onsite is optional. Everything can be done online.

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Participant's Agreement

By participating in the Challenge you agree on the Official Rules

 

 

 

 


 

Questions? Contact us at sactinnovationhub@act.nato.int


Our Partners

NATO Innovation Challenge 2018/1 is co-organized by the German Defence Cyber Innovation Hub and NATO Innovation Hub.