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In keeping with their mission of closing the gap between organisations and using technology to deliver national security and prosperity, Plexal is a key partner for the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) – also known as MI6 – as part of the SIS Technology Challenge.

SIS wants to discover creative, interesting and novel solutions for a series of technology challenges. Aiming to take advantage of a thriving science and technology ecosystem, SIS recognises the opportunities this presents for national security, with the support of Plexal’s experience creating collaborative ecosystems for startups, government, industry and academia.    

Could your product help protect the UK? Make your mission matter with the SIS Technology Challenge. This opportunity is designed to encourage non-traditional suppliers to work in the national security space, especially startups and SMEs with solutions that can be applied to one of six key challenge areas.

Challenges include:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Architecture
  • Assurance of Classified Information sharing
  • Communications with Minimal Infrastructure
  • Inconsistent Access to Data
  • Advanced Data Querying
  • Single, Automated View of Data

SIS is keen to hear from a range of sole traders, startups, SMEs and academia and ideally looking at TRL levels 3-5. 

Please contact to register your interest – applications close Tuesday 9th January.

For more details, visit the website.

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