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Here is a snapshot of what we've been up to recently:
11 June 2016
Birthday Honours for Defence Science and Technology Laboratory employees for their support to the UK’s defence and security.
29 April 2016
Following recent significant licensing deals achieved by Ploughshare Innovations, awards were presented at the Ploughshare board meeting to Jim Ashe and James Monks of Ploughshare and Graham Farnsworth of Dstl.
29 April 2016
Mike Carr, previous Chief Scientific Officer for British Telecom (BT) joins the Ploughshare Innovations board on 1 May 2016 as a non-executive director.
07 April 2016
The Secretary of State for Defence has been visiting staff at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) at Porton Down to see the work being carried out for the defence and security of the UK.
05 February 2016
Phillip Dunne MP, the Minister for Defence Procurement paid tribute to vital work done by staff at Dstl, Porton Down during an event to mark the centenary of defence operations in Wiltshire.
18 January 2016
Ploughshare Innovations is pleased to announce the appointment of David English to its board as a non-executive director.
04 January 2016
The Queen has awarded OBEs to two Ministry of Defence (MOD) scientists in the New Year Honours list 2016.
Dr Emrys Kirkman and Dr Martin Pearce of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) at Porton Down are both recognised for their support to troops on the front line.
09 November 2015
Ploughshare Innovations is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Mackintosh to its board as a non-executive director.
14 September 2015
The UK Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has been working with 3SDL to develop Collaborative Electronic Support Measures Operations (CESMO) HUB software.
3SDL has now signed a licence agreement with Dstl’s technology transfer company, Ploughshare Innovations Limited, for the software.
22 May 2015
Ministry of Defence (MOD) scientists have been working with industry and government partners to help combat the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone.
06 March 2015
The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is playing a key role in mitigating the risk of cyber-attacks against the UK.
The risk of cyber-attack was identified as one of the top risks to the UK in the National Security Strategy. In order to help tackle this, Dstl has been working with several government departments to develop best practice advice for protecting UK critical national infrastructure and cutting edge cyber capabilities for military operations.
28 January 2015
Ploughshare Innovations Limited’s activities have led to the creation of hundreds of jobs and multi-million pounds worth of exports.
22 October 2014
Enigma Diagnostics Ltd, a Ploughshare Innovations spin-out and global leader in molecular diagnostic point-of-care (PoC) infectious disease testing, and Beijing Leadman Biochemistry Co., Ltd., today announced they have signed a joint venture agreement to support the growing healthcare needs of China’s population.
12 September 2014
Downing Investments has been chosen as Ploughshare Innovation Limited’s preferred partner to take forward technology it is seeking to exploit on behalf of Dstl.
17 June 2014
APMG International has announced it is working with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and its technology transfer company Ploughshare Innovations Ltd to deliver their new Cyber Defence Capability Assessment Tool.