Organization: Centre for Security Science

DRDC announces $15-million security S&T competition

Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) has released another $15 million for new projects under its Canadian Safety and Security Program. Proposals will be accepted until July 18th with selected projects announced February 2014. The projects will are funded through DRDC’s Centre for Security Science and follow last year’s competition which provided $20 million for…

DRDC funds 26 safety and security projects

Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) has announced $20 in funding for 26 industrial, academic and government projects aimed at enhancing safety and security. Project leads include DRDC, the Communications Research Centre, Environment Canada, London Police Service, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Transport Canada and the Yukon government. The projects are funded under the Canadian Safety…

CRTI program awards $30 million to 20 new projects

The latest round of the centerpiece fund of Defence R&D Canada (DRDC) has resulted in $30 million being awarded to 20 projects. Administered by the Centre for Security Science — a joint program between DRDC and Public Safety Canada — the multisectoral projects address Canada’s ability to deal with potential chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear…

Report calls for expanded Cdn Police Research Centre

A new report calls for an expanded mandate for the Canadian Police Research Centre (CPRC) to address the technology and R&D needs of the broader first responders community. Jointly commissioned by CPRC and the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA), the report recommends a centralized research facility to provide knowledge and expertise to first responders, development…

CRTI funds 29 projects worth $48.8 million

Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) and Public Safety Canada (PSC) have awarded $48.8 million to 29 research, technology acceleration and technology demonstration projects aimed at solutions for the national security and first responders communities. The awards were made through Phase II funding of the Chemical, Radiological-Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE) Research and Technology Initiatives (CRTI),…

DRDC issues CRTI call for proposals

Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) has issued a new call for proposals under its CBRNE Research and Technology Initiative (CRTI). The sixth round will provide $28 million for successful proposals for CBRNE R&D projects (chemical, biological, radiological-nuclear and explosives). The program will be administered through DRDC’s new Centre for Security Science with an initial…