Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS)
Five New Competitive Projects Challenges Now Available
Apply now for the opportunity to use your knowledge and expertise to help secure mobile networks, identify cyber threats, predict adversary behavior, build smaller, more rugged wind turbines for cleaner energy in the North, and more. Innovators have until October 3, 2019 to submit their application for these new challenges.
Information Session: Pop Up City Contest
The Pop-up City: Integrated Energy, Water and Waste Management Systems for Deployed Camps contest was launched Aug 21, 2019 and will consist of four competitive rounds; each designed to support progress towards the development of a functioning and testable prototype integrated solution. Contestants will have the chance to win more than $3.5 million during individual and group competitions. Sign up for an information session in person or via Webinar to be held on September 11, 2019. The in-person information session will be held in Ottawa, Ontario.
Read our first Annual Report!
The IDEaS program promotes an unprecedented and stimulating culture of innovation. We want to share with you our first annual report. The report highlights accomplishments from the past year, and provides a snapshot of future plans.
IDEaS wants your innovative solutions!
Are you an innovator? Regardless if you are working from your home, an academic in a university lab or a scientist in a small or a major corporation, the Innovation for Defence, Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program is looking for your solutions to help resolve defence and security challenges. This is your opportunity to showcase your innovative ideas!
Since its launch in April 2018, IDEaS has been posting Challenges for the Canadian Innovation Community. The various elements of IDEaS, which include Competitive Projects, Contests, Innovation Networks, Sandboxes, and Innovation Assessment & Implementation are going to be used to present these Challenges to you!
IDEaS Recipients for First Competitive Project
Defence invests in Canada’s Innovation Community for Defence and Security Solutions
IDEaS Communiqué – Second Call for Proposals for Innovation Networks
IDEaS Innovation Networks: List of accepted Letters of Intent for the First Call for Proposals for Advanced Materials Micro-nets
IDEaS Innovation Networks: List of accepted Letters of Intent for the Second Call for Proposals for Autonomous Systems Micro-nets
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