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Harnessing innovation<br>for a better world

Harnessing innovation
for a better world

Ploughshare offers your organisation the opportunity to license or invest in world-class technology, intellectual property (‘IP’) and scientific knowledge. 

Our technology transfer skills free you to harness innovation for a better world.

Learn More About Us

Learn More About Us

Discover how our technology transfer expertise, experience and connections support your goals. Learn more

Find Unique Technologies

Find Unique Technologies

Access a wide range of exciting technologies originally developed for defence and security purposes. Learn more

License or Invest

License or Invest

Harness world-class technology with our flexible licensing or investment options. Learn more

Commercial and wider economic and social benefits

License or invest in unique technology to:

  • Lower development risks
  • Reduce R&D costs
  • Enable faster time to market
  • Create growth
  • Benefit humanity

Latest news & Views

Making it Harder for Criminals to Evade Justice

An advanced fingerprint visualisation technology that makes it harder for criminals to destroy their fingerprints has been developed jointly by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), the Centre for Applied Science and Technology (CAST) and Loughborough University.


Innovate 2017

Ploughshare will be attending Innovate 2017, UK’s leading innovation event, in November. Meet us to discover the latest defence and security innovations available for licence, and see how we engage with industry to commercialise intellectual property from UK Government.

The UK's leading defence technology transfer company

We give you access to world-class technology solutions from Dstl, the MOD's research and development division. Our defence technology transfer system enables you to license innovation for use in commercial applications.

Promoting UK innovation creates employment and business growth, driving exports and investment in research commercialisation.