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DIANA 2024 Challenges

DIANA is NATO’s accelerator program, offering support in both financial terms and know-how, and has opened submissions for this year’s challenges.

Innovators with ground-breaking dual-use technologies are invited to apply.

2024 Challenge Focus Areas

  • Energy resilience
  • Secure information sharing
  • Sensing and surveillance
  • Human health and performance
  • Critical Infrastructure & logistics

Support for Innovators

  • Phase One – non-dilutive grants of up to EUR 100,000 and participate in a six-month accelerator program
  • Phase Two – grants of up to EUR 300,000


  • Located in NATO member nations
  • TRL 4 and above, though lower TRL solutions with significant potential will also be considered

Application Process

  • one-page Quad chart
  • four-page proposal

Deadline for submissions is 9th August, 12.00 UTC. Please visit the website for more details, eligibility criteria and how to apply.

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