Event Announcements

DPRTE partner BAE Systems awarded £350m contract for MOD decision support

May 28, 2020

DPRTE partner, BAE Systems, has been announced as the preferred supplier for a major new framework contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD). The Analysis for Science & Technology Research [...]

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The DPRTE 2020 Live Keynote Arena will host some of the leading and most influential speakers from across the defence procurement and supply chain marketplace. Attendees at Defence Procurement, Research, Technology & Exportability (DPRTE) 2020 which will take place at Farnborough International Exhibition Centre on 3 September, will have an invaluable opportunity to hear directly from those personnel who are actively engaged in both setting and delivering the direction of the UK’s defence procurement and supply chain strategy. Chairing the Live Keynote Arena this year once again will be DPRTE regular – Commercial Strategies Ltd CEO and former Ministry of Defence Commercial Director Les Mosco. The opening keynote address will be delivered by Andrew Forzani, Chief Commercial Officer at the MOD. Rob Solly, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) Division Head, Defence and Security Analysis will then discuss the agency’s role in exploiting technical innovation in contributing to defence and security of the UK. There will then follow what promises to be a lively and engaging roundtable discussion with Fayola-Maria Jack, Head of Defence Commercial, Air and Jonathon Pollock, Navy Command Deputy Director Commercial from the Front Line Commands. Next up will be Claire Kober OBE, Managing Director at Pinnacle Homes, taking a look at the topic of Championing new perspectives to support the military community. Air Commodore Rich Withnall Medical Director at UK Defence Medical Services will then talk about innovation in defence medical supplies. The area will then hear from Ruth Todd, Commercial Director at the Submarine Delivery Agency as she takes a look at diversity in the SDA’s supply chain. Ker Anderson, Head of Network (London & SE) at Vodafone will then give some key insight on the subject of the Future of Network Innovation & Agile Delivery. Bringing the keynotes to a close will be Colonel Tim Collins OBE, who will deliver a motivational speech focusing on leadership and team building. Colonel Collins delivered the infamous speech to British troops of the 1st Royal Irish Battle Group on the eve of battle in March 2003, with his words making him an overnight hero with world leaders and infantrymen globally. Do not miss out on this unique opportunity to hear from a range of the most important speakers within defence procurement today. Book your place today and join over 1,500 key decision makers at this hugely important one-day event – https://www.dprte.co.uk/book-now/

Hear from the defence industry's key players at DPRTE 2020

May 26, 2020

The DPRTE 2020 Live Keynote Arena will host some of the leading and most influential speakers from across the defence procurement and supply chain marketplace. Attendees at Defence Procurement, Research, Technology [...]

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DPRTE partner Dstl pioneers future submarine command space

May 21, 2020

Analysis undertaken by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is informing the design of command space in future submarines to optimise information flow. The Command space in future submarines could [...]

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Introducing new tender alerts service ‘Supply2Defence’

May 20, 2020

BiP Solutions is pleased to announce the launch of its new tender alerts service. Supply2Defence is the latest addition to the Supply2 family, focusing on opportunities within the Defence, Security and Emergency [...]

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Top buying organisations set for DPRTE 2020

May 13, 2020

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to engage with the defence industry’s big decision makers at Defence Procurement, Research, Technology & Exportability (DPRTE) 2020 taking place at Farnborough International Exhibition [...]

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Coronavirus precautions on the Defence Training Estate

May 11, 2020

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has worked with industry partner, Landmarc Support Services, to help soldiers using the Defence Training Estate to protect themselves in the fight against Coronavirus. The Training [...]

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DASA awards £2.3m to develop novel sensor technology

DPRTE partner DASA awards £2.3m to develop novel sensor technology

May 06, 2020

Official DPRTE 2020 partner, the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), has awarded 13 contracts worth a total of £2.3 million to develop improved Electro-Optics and Infrared (EOIR) sensor capability. The Advanced [...]

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Suppliers chosen for new defence training agreement

Suppliers chosen for new defence training agreement

May 04, 2020

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has awarded a new commercial agreement to support facilities management for the UK’s Defence Training estate. The Training Estates Services agreement was created by CCS in partnership with the [...]

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DPRTE partner DASA's £1m innovation funding to predict and counter cyber attacks

April 28, 2020

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has announced nearly £1 million to further develop technology that predicts and counters cyber-attacks. Three lead organisations, in collaboration with three additional organisations, have been [...]

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DPRTE and Supply2Defence to host Defence & Blue Light sector webinar

DPRTE and Supply2Defence to host Defence & Blue Light sector webinar

April 23, 2020

DPRTE and Supply2Defence are to host a live webinar on “Selling to the Defence & Blue Light Sector", which will be taking place at 11am on Tuesday 28 April. The webinar will [...]

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Rolls-Royce partners with DPRTE 2020

April 17, 2020

DPRTE is proud to announce that one of the most iconic names in defence procurement, Rolls-Royce, will be a supply chain event partner at DPRTE on its rescheduled date of [...]

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DPRTE partner Dstl are helping to conquer the spread of COVID-19

April 16, 2020

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is undertaking vital work in partnership with a number of organisations including Public Health England (PHE) and the National Health Service (NHS) to [...]

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DPRTE partner DASA launch £1m COVID-19 defence innovation funding

April 15, 2020

A £1 million fund to fast-track innovation to aid the Armed Forces in the fight against Coronavirus has been launched by the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA). The call is open [...]

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Interview with the Submarine Delivery Agency’s Ruth Todd

Interview with the Submarine Delivery Agency’s Ruth Todd

April 14, 2020

As part of our our preview of DPRTE 2020, official event media partner, Defence Online, caught up with Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA) Commercial Director, Ruth Todd. As you may be aware, [...]

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Interview with DIO’s Commercial Director, Jacqui Rock

April 03, 2020

As part of our our preview of Defence Procurement, Research, Technology and Exportability (DPRTE) 2020, Defence Online caught up with DIO Commercial Director, Jacqui Rock, ahead of the event taking [...]

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DPRTE Date Change

March 30, 2020

Following the escalation of COVID-19 around the world, we have made the decision to reschedule DPRTE to 3rd September 2020.   Our focus remains on delivering an outstanding event to the standard our exhibitors, delegates [...]

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Babcock joins DPRTE 2020 for the first time

March 16, 2020

DPRTE is delighted to announce that Babcock International is joining an impressive list of participants at the UK’s premier annual defence industry procurement event. Defence Procurement, Research, Technology & Exportability 20 [...]

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Serco supports DPRTE 2020

March 16, 2020

Public service provider Serco Group plc is to join other major contributors at one of this year’s largest gatherings in the UK’s Defence procurement and supply chain sector. Defence Procurement, Research, [...]

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