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HMGCC Co-Creation Security Challenges

HMGCC Co-Creation is a partnership with DSTL (Defence Science and Technology Laboratory), created to deliver a new, bold and innovative way of working with the wider UK science and technology community. We bring together the best in class across industry, academia and Government, to work collaboratively on National Security Engineering challenges and accelerate innovation. Co-Creation is the front door to the HMGCC technology eco-system

Below you can find all previous and live security challenges which are open for techUK members to submit proposals too. 

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Challenge Name Challenge Form Deadline Q & A Status

Dashcam Interruption

NSTIx_Dashcam_Interruption_Final_v1.0.pdf 11 January 2024  Briefing Call Closed

e-SIM Reader 

HMGCC Co-Creation - eSim Reader V2.0.pdf 1 February 2024  In file  Closed

Use of AI in screening individuals of interest

AI in Screening v1.9.pdf  9 May 2024 Briefing Call  Closed

Underground Tunnelling Techniques

Underground Tunnelling Techniques HMGCC Challenge Form.pdf


15 August 2024 In file  Open 

Printed Circuit Board Assurance

Challenge Form - PCB Assurance v2.2 - Issued.pdf


29 August 2024 In file  Open


Terms & Conditions: 

Co-Creation_Shortform_COL_HMGCC_V4 (1).pdf

Intellectual Property will be managed in accordance with the above Terms and Conditions, so please do take a look before submitting a proposal. 

If you have any questions on any of the security challenges or the Co-Creation network, please contact techUK's Programme Manager for National Security, Raya Tsolova ([email protected]).

For more information please contact: 

Raya Tsolova

Programme Manager, techUK

Raya Tsolova is a Programme Manager at techUK. 

Prior to joining techUK, Raya worked in Business Development for an expert network firm within the institutional investment space. Before this Raya spent a year in industry working for a tech start-up in London as part of their Growth team which included the formation and development of a 'Let's Talk Tech' podcast and involvement in London Tech Week. 

Raya has a degree in Politics and International Relations (Bsc Hons) from the University of Bath where she focused primarily on national security and counter-terrorism policies, centreing research on female-led terrorism and specific approaches to justice there. 

Outside of work, Raya's interests include baking, spin classes and true-crime Netflix shows! 

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