28 Mar 2024

First AUKUS Innovation Challenge goes live

UK launches first AUKUS Innovation Challenge on Electronic Warfare.



The UK’s Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has launched the first Themed Competition as part of AUKUS Pillar 2’s Innovation Challenge Series, focusing on Electronic Warfare.

DASA are seeking technologies that provide UK Defence with competitive advantage to electromagnetic targeting and protection from adversary EM targeting capabilities. This includes (but not limited to):

  • Sensors
  • Closed Loop targeting
  • Electronic Attack
  • EMA access
  • EMS Deception and Denial

Click here to access the full competition document and to register for the open Q+A Webinar on 16 April 2024.

The deadline to submit proposals is 16 May 2024.

Jeremy Wimble

Programme Manager, techUK

Jeremy is a programme manager at techUK and is responsible for the delivery of the defence programme’s activities through the Defence and Security SME Forum, Defence Commercial Business Forum, Defence Research and Technology Forum, and Information Superiority Forum.

Prior to joining techUK, from 2016-2024 Jeremy was International Security Programme Manager at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). In this role he coordinated the team’s research and impact activities for funders including the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and US Department of Defense. He also worked on business development and strategy.

Jeremy has a MA in International Relations from the University of Birmingham and a BA (Hons) in Politics & Social Policy from Swansea University.

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