Science and Technology Centres

Science & Technology Centres link together stakeholders from across MOD, industry, academia and research councils. They fund research via the Centre for Defence Enterprise, encourage innovation and actively seek collaboration. The Centres are located within Dstl to give direct access to the best government scientists and facilities.

Counter Terrorism Science and Technology Centre

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The Counter Terrorism Science and Technology Centre exists to respond to the increasing terrorist threat facing the UK and our Armed Forces.

Cyber and Influence Science and Technology Centre

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The Cyber and Influence Science and Technology Centre supports the implementation of the National Cyber Security Strategy across defence.

Armour and Protection Science and Technology Centre

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The Armour and Protection Science and Technology Centre exists to make sure MOD has access to the widest number of armour and protection ideas and technologies from innovative research.

Materials & Structures Technology Centre

Materials & Structures Technology Centre

On behalf of the Ministry of Defence, Dstl has launched a new Science and Technology Centre aimed at the pursuit of excellence in structures science and technology for Defence applications.