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Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) Program – Competitive Projects – Call for Proposals

Are you an innovator? Regardless if you are working from your home, an academic in a university lab or a scientist in a small or a major corporation, the Innovation for Defence, Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program is looking for your solutions to help resolve defence and security challenges.This is your opportunity to showcase your innovative ideas!

In April 2018, IDEaS launched its inaugural public Call for Proposals (CFP). This Competitive Projects (CFP) is now open with 16 defence and security challenges in many domains. Check the challenges today and see where your ideas may be part of the solution!

Current Challenges

Theme one: People and Enhanced Human Performance

  • Understanding and addressing post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Recruit, retain, and reach 25% representation of women by 2026
  • Cognitive performance enhancement
  • Predicting and optimizing personnel performance
  • Human performance in extreme climatic environments
  • Lightweight ballistic protection
  • Collaboration of robotic systems

Theme two: Anticipate Threat

  • Detection and classification of objects of interest
  • Persistent maritime surveillance
  • Identification and characterization of space objects
  • What is in full motion video?
  • Making sense of the chatter
  • Cyber attribution for the defence of Canada

Theme Three: Adapt to a Changing Environment

  • Chemical, biological and radiological hazard detection and planning
  • Resilient non-global positioning system based positioning, navigation and timing
  • Proactive deterrence

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