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Here is a snapshot of what we've been up to recently:

DASA Supplier Showcase Event

04 November 2018

Aimed at investors and business mentors, Ploughshare will be supporting the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) at their Supplier Showcase Event in London in December.


Discover UK MOD Technologies at AUSA 2018

08 October 2018

Ploughshare will be attending AUSA 2018 this year giving you the opportunity to meet with us in the USA.


MOD Scientists Find Weapon Against Sepsis in Hospital

13 August 2018

Ministry of Defence scientists have cracked the blueprint for a “breakthrough” blood test that promises to save thousands of lives a year in the fight against hospital sepsis.


New X-Ray Technology Set for Production in the UK

17 July 2018

Ploughshare Innovations has agreed a licence deal with Axi-Tek Ltd for a novel x-ray technology which will be used to develop the next generation of safe and rapid inspection equipment. Developed by Dstl, the new technology produces higher resolution images while simplifying product design.


Ploughshare Innovations Launches World’s Fastest 3D Microphone Array Simulation Software

12 June 2018

Ploughshare Innovations, the technology transfer organisation for the UK Ministry of Defence, today makes available to industry A3S - the world’s fastest 3D microphone array simulation software.


Ploughshare Innovations Relocates to a New Science Park at Porton Down

23 April 2018

Ploughshare Innovations, the technology transfer office for the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), has relocated today to a new purpose-built science park at Porton Down near Salisbury.


Security and Policing 2018

06 March 2018

Ploughshare will be attending the Home Office Security and Policing event in Farnborough in March 2018.


Ploughshare Announces Two New Board Members

17 January 2018

Ploughshare Innovations is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Non-executive Directors to its board.


Ploughshare to Commercialise Technologies from Home Office CAST

08 January 2018

The Home Office Centre for Applied Science and Technology (CAST) has made an agreement with Ploughshare Innovations to commercialise their intellectual property.


UK Security Expo 2017

29 November 2017

Ploughshare will be attending the UK Security Expo event in London in November where we will be joined by a new licensee, Foster + Freeman.


Making it Harder for Criminals to Evade Justice

27 November 2017

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

08 November 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.


DSEI 2017

12 September 2017

We will be attending again the world leading defence and security event, DSEI, in London this year. Visit us to discover the latest technologies from Dstl to help you gain commercial advantage and open up new markets.


Ploughshare Successes Continue to Support UK Prosperity

24 July 2017

Ploughshare Innovations, the technology commercialisation arm of Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), is pleased to announce an increasing number of growth and economic benefits it has provided to the UK economy, including the creation of hundreds of jobs and multi-million pound export deals.


MOD DIPR and Ploughshare Sign Agreement for Wider Intellectual Property Commercialisation

13 July 2017

The Ministry of Defence’s Intellectual Property Rights group (DIPR) has signed an agreement with Ploughshare Innovations, expanding Ploughshare’s role to provide technology transfer services to wider MOD.


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