28 March 2019,

Farnborough International Exhibition Centre

Partners

We are proud to be working with the following organisations as Event Partners of DPRTE 2019

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Ministry of Defence (MOD)

profile coming soon.

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Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S)

Defence Equipment and Support equips and supports the UK’s Armed Forces for current and future operations. Employing approximately 18,000 people with a budget of some £14bn, DE&S has headquarters in Bristol with other sites across the UK and overseas. DE&S acquires and supports equipment and services including ships, aircraft, vehicles and weapons, information systems and satellite communications.

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The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl)

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is the UK’s leading Government agency responsible for delivering high-impact science and technology for the UK’s defence, security and prosperity.

Dstl brings together the defence and security S&T community, including industry, academia, wider Government and international partners, to provide sensitive and specialist S&T services to MOD and wider Government.

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Defence and Security Accelerator

We find and fund exploitable innovations to support UK defence and security quickly and effectively, and support UK prosperity. Our vision is for the UK to maintain its strategic advantage over its adversaries through the most innovative defence and security capabilities in the world.

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MOD Defence Contracts Online

MOD Defence Contracts Online / Bulletin is the only official source of UK MOD contract opportunities, giving you completely FREE access to all UK MOD contracts and awards over £10,000 in one place. Register today with www.contracts.mod.uk and create your unique supplier profile to receive daily email alerts containing the latest UK MOD opportunities relevant to your business.

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Department for International Trade Defence & Security Organisation (DIT DSO)

The aim of Department for International Trade (DIT) is to help UK companies to win overseas business in these lucrative markets. DIT works with industry to build and maintain relationships with overseas customers, providing the essential government-to-government interaction.

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Defence Infrastructure Organisation

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) plays a vital role in supporting our armed forces by building, maintaining and servicing the infrastructure needed to support defence.

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ISS

Information Systems and Services (or Information Systems & Services or ISS) is a Cluster within the Joint Forces Command Top Level Budget of the UK Ministry of Defence. With its headquarters at Corsham, Wiltshire, and satellite sites including Andover, Bicester, Henlow, Stanbridge, Bath and Yeovilton, it currently employs around 5,000 people

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UK Defence Solutions Centre (UKDSC)

The UK Defence Solutions Centre is a new, impartial organisation which enables us to listen to export customers, identifying concepts and solutions, and bring industry and government innovations together to deliver solutions that are fast, economic and strategic.

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MOD – Defence Cyber Protection Partnership

The DCPP is a partnership between MOD and industry to decide upon cyber security standards across the defence supply chain. Their Cyber Security Model went live in April 2017 for tier one suppliers and was extended to all in October 2017. Proportionate protection is a key principle of this initiative.

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US DOD

The Department of Defense is an executive branch department of the US federal government charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States Armed Forces.

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Australian Department Of Defence – CASG London

The Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) is part of the Australian Department of Defence. In 2017-18 we spent more than $12.9 billion acquiring and sustaining military equipment and services for the Australian Defence Force. We look to be recognised and respected as a global leader in Defence materiel solutions.

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SBRI / Innovate UK

SBRI is a well-established process to connect public sector challenges with innovative ideas from industry. It generates new business opportunities for companies, provides SMEs a route to market for their ideas and bridges the seed funding gap experienced by many early stage companies. It supports economic growth and enables the development of innovative products and services through the public procurement of R&D.

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Knowledge Transfer Network

Established to foster better collaboration between science, creativity and business, KTN has specialist teams covering all sectors of the economy – from defence and aerospace to the creative industries, the built environment to biotechnology and robotics. KTN has helped thousands of businesses secure funding to drive innovation. And we support them through their business cycle to see that investment through to success.

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Crown Commercial Service

CCS is the UK’s biggest public procurement organisation. We work closely with the MoD to save time and money buying business goods and services so they can focus on front-line services. Our solutions are free of charge, and help achieve maximum value by leveraging commercial expertise and national buying power.

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Defence Contracts International (DCI)

Defence Contracts International is the world’s leading global defence and security intelligence solution. DCI provides customers with an all-encompassing overview of their marketplace including all the knowledge and tools they require to gain that all-important first mover advantage. DCI’s precision intelligence allows businesses to unleash their growth potential across the defence, security and counter terrorism, emergency.

Official Media Partner

Defence Online

Defence Online, the official media partner of DPRTE is one of the fastest-growing communities of key decision makers representing defence sector buyers and influencers within the Ministry of Defence, Prime Contractors and Industry. Providing up-to-date and informative news, insight and intelligence, Defence Online allows organisations to engage directly with a range of sector-based solutions, designed specifically to enhance your knowledge and understanding of this ever-evolving marketplace.

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Army Commercial

The Army Commercial team provides critical Commercial Support to the Army across a wide range of its activity. The team of Commercial experts are pivotal in ensuring the Army can deliver their operational capability on the front line. We provide commercial advice to the Army, enter into contractual commitments, manage contracts and the relationship with Industry and seek to drive efficiencies at all stages of the acquisition cycle.

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MOD Air Commercial Team

The Air Commercial Team of highly trained and qualified procurement and sales specialists provides expert commercial advice and guidance to Air Command. The team is responsible for developing and implementing commercial solutions for service related requirements and provides a specialist procurement and contract management service to the Royal Air Force.

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Navy Commercial

Navy Commercial provide commercial services to the Royal Navy, Royal Marines and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary across a wide range of its activities and our team of Commercial experts are fundamental in enabling their objectives are met. We provide advice on the procurement process, departmental strategy and policy and market and sourcing options, we enter into contractual commitments and manage the contracts and relationships with industry whilst seeking to drive efficiencies at all stages of the acquisition cycle.

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Submarine Delivery Agency

The Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA) is an Executive Agency of the Ministry of Defence. The vision and primary purpose of the SDA is to lead a high-performing, industrial enterprise to deliver the United Kingdom’s submarine capability safely and securely, and more effectively and cost-efficiently every year.

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ADS Group Ltd

ADS is the Premier Trade Organisation for all companies operating in the UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space sectors. The industries represented by ADS are vital to the UK economy and are major drivers of growth and prosperity. The sector activities within ADS are designed to respond to the priority needs indicated by Members.

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Cranfield University

Cranfield University is one of the world’s leading universities for defence and security education, research and consultancy.
Cranfield provides specialist knowledge to industry, security and emergency services, military, governments and NGOs, underpinning defence and security sector reform around the world. UK No 1 for Engineering and Technology postgraduates, we offer the only specialist MBA in Defence in Europe while educating overseas Governments in complex security environments.

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techUK

techUK represents the companies and technologies that are defining today the world that we will live in tomorrow. techUK membership is constructed of over 950 companies, who collectively employ approximately 700,000 people, about half of all tech sector jobs in the UK. These companies range from leading FTSE 100 companies to new innovative start-ups from a number of UK members covering a range of sectors; Defence, Security, Health, Finance and Energy. Two thirds of our members are small and medium-sized businesses.

techUK is committed to helping its members and the sector grow. For more information please visit: www.techuk.org

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NDI

NDI, EEF’s defence experts, offer supply chain sourcing and development services to businesses of all sizes in the defence, aerospace, space and security sectors.
Additionally, NDI offers membership to companies in these sectors, providing representation and policymaking influence to magnify the voice of the industry and individual companies. NDI actively promotes global business opportunities for its members, through working directly with prime contractors, systems integrators, the MoD, and supply network companies.

Prime Partner

Airbus

As a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services, Airbus supplies the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners and the widest range of helicopters on the market. The Airbus Defence and Space business is also a European leader and a most innovative defence and space company, providing UAS, tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business, providing world-leading satellites and space services. It is also a leading provider of resilient secure communications, Border Security, cyber security and intelligence solutions. The company is a key supplier to UK Government, armed forces and police and emergency services.

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BAE Systems

At BAE Systems, we help our customers to stay a step ahead when protecting people and national security, critical infrastructure and vital information. We provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in more than 40 countries.

From state of the art cyber threat detection to flight control systems that enable pilots to make better decisions, we never stop innovating to ensure that our customers maintain their advantage. This is a long-term commitment involving significant investments in skills. We also work closely with local partners to support economic development through the transfer of knowledge, skills and technology.

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Boeing

Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners, defence, space and security systems, and service provider of aftermarket support.
Boeing has had a historic partnership with the UK for over 80 years. During that time, we’ve grown to almost 2,500 employees in 65 locations in the UK and Ireland. We have a long-standing relationship with British industry, the armed forces and the air transport industry. Today, the UK remains a critically important market, supplier base and a source of some of the world’s most innovative technology partners.

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DXC

In an uncertain world, citizens demand a safe and secure environment within which they are empowered to live their lives, free from ever-pervasive external threats. Meeting this expectation, we have supplied IT services and solutions to the Ministry of Defence and Intelligence Services for the last 40 years. This includes everything from training, mission planning and logistics to digital infrastructure, workplace and cyber services, whether within offices, embassies and recruitment centres or on the front line. The body of experience we have built up means we understand the needs of the armed forces.
DXC Technology Defence comprises people who truly understand the sector. Many of our team are ex-military, some work on military bases throughout the UK and others are deployed on operations in direct support of the armed forces. We have a strong technology partner network with whom we work to provide services and solutions and lead our clients on their digital transformation journeys.

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General Dynamics

General Dynamics UK is one of the UK’s leading defence companies, and an important supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD).
The Company currently provides the tactical communication system used by the UK Armed Forces, known as Bowman, and is designing and developing the next-generation tactical communication and information system, which will be used to plan, deploy, manage and monitor communications and information for the Army. General Dynamics UK is also delivering AJAX, the future of Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFV) for the British Army. In addition, the Company provides a range of avionic systems that are used on different types of military aircraft around the world.

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Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin UK is the UK-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation and has operated in the country for nearly 80 years.  From mail sorting technology to helping build the UK’s first commercial spaceport, our innovations and partnerships help solve some of the world’s most complex challenges, contributing to the UK’s defence, security and prosperity.

Lockheed Martin spends approximately £1 billion with UK businesses every year, supporting more than 1,000 companies, 75% of which are Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs), helping to secure around 10,000 jobs.

In addition, the F-35 programme, which Lockheed Martin is leading, will generate US$1bn per year for the UK economy at its peak, with 15% of every jet produced being made in the UK, securing a further 24,000 jobs.

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Rheinmetall

Profile coming soon.

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Team Leidos

Team Leidos, supporting the MOD in modernising infrastructure, systems and processes by delivering improved efficiency through the Logistic Commodities and Services Transformation Programme. A 13 year, £6.7 Billion contract providing Procurement, Inventory and Category Management of commodity items (Food, Clothing, Fuels, Batteries, Medical, General Supplies) alongside Storage and Distribution of MOD material.

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QinetiQ

QinetiQ is a company of scientists and engineers committed to listening, understanding and responding to our customers’ needs. This enables us to use our depth of experience and our unique science and engineering expertise to equip you with powerful solutions to your most pressing challenges.

 

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