PML Applications has joined the South West Regional Defence and Security Cluster

20 May 2021

The South West Regional Defence and Security Cluster (SWRDSC) is the first pan-Defence and Security Cluster in the UK, forming a collaboration led by industry and academia with the support of government and its ministerial departments such as the MOD and its innovation directorate, the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA). 

The aim of the cluster is to raise the profile of regional Defence and Security capability to stimulate greater sector knowledge, business, economic growth, and productivity across the South West region (Devon, Cornwall & IoS, Somerset & Dorset). Complementing existing regional innovation hubs and cluster, and collaborating with Government, trade bodies, HE and Industry to drive and develop the defence & security sector within the region.

The South West is home to many innovative businesses and the cluster aims to strengthen investment and partnerships to help build capabilities and attract and compete for talent. Its purpose is to enable the regional Defence and Security sector to collaborate, overcome barriers to entry and help supply chains to complete and realise new technologies.

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