Working with Ploughshare enables the technology, intellectual property (‘IP’) and knowledge developed by Dstl to reach a wider world. Our know-how, professional skills and contacts magnify the value of Dstl scientists’ work, so it reaches diverse commercial markets and contributes to beneficial applications.
If you are a scientist working at Dstl, highlighting your technology IP to Ploughshare can:
“With the help of Ploughshare we have built a long standing relationship with BBI. As a result, products are now in use that are making a significant difference in safeguarding people’s health and security.”Dean Payne, Dstl
“Developing CDCAT in to a market ready offering has been a very rewarding and satisfying experience. I would encourage anyone at Dstl that is in a position to work with industry, to pursue the opportunity.”Martin Huddleston, Dstl
“Through Ploughshare's efforts, Dstl technology has been exploited by Morgan Advanced Materials to deliver a lifesaving armour technology for service personnel in Afghanistan.”Tom Stewart, Group Principal, Physical Protection Group, Dstl
“There is a need for more efficient platforms with greater automated systems across all domains – air, land and sea – so there are many potential routes for this software.”Dr Philip Smith, Ship Systems & Integrated Survivability Programme Manager, Dstl