NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency will continue accepting submissions for the second annual Defence Innovation Challenge through 15 March 2017 in order to accommodate the high level of interest in the program. The Defence Innovation Challenge is aimed at accelerating transformational, state-of-the-art technology solutions from small businesses and academia in support of NATO C4ISR and cyber capabilities. Small and medium enterprises (SME) and academic institutions operating at the cutting edge of technology from all 28 NATO Nations are invited to submit proposals in ten focus areas of critical importance to the Alliance mission. To view the challenge details and submission guidelines, please visit http://www.nitec.nato.int/challenge/index.html.The top finishers will be announced on 31 March 2017 and invited to showcase their technology solutions at the 2017 NCI Agency Conference and AFCEA TechNet International (NITEC17), "Sharpening NATO's Technological Edge: Adaptive Partnerships and the Innovative Power of Alliance Industry," that will take place from 24-26 April in Ottawa, Canada.
Please submit proposals and/or any queries to the Industry Relations Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.