Up to 1,5 million is available in the first phase of the competition and up to GBP 1,5 million in phase 2, that include proposed systems design. Phase 2 will only be available to projects funded through phase 1. Phase 1 projects are likely to be worth between GBP 40,000 and GBP 80,000 and last up to 6 months.
Projects look at ways of using autonomous systems to supply the front line military operations. Current ways of supplying the front line involve transport aircraft, helicopters, large trucks, trailers with quad bikes and soldiers on foot.
For more information on funding conditions and requirements please access the programme – dedicated website.