Working with academic partners to advance technology

Contract Research and Development

Academic Partners

We carry out research and development (R&D) on behalf of our customers to improve the effectiveness of defence and security operations. As a leader in defence technology research, we are trusted by UK Government to undertake research for its classified contracts.

We collaborate with several institutions including Cranfield University and the University of Lincoln to merge the latest technology and commercial expertise with academic knowledge. The combination of our specialists with our academic partners’ ideas results in industry-leading innovation and integrated solutions.

Working in the UK and around the world, both our customers and our partners benefit from our joint research and development.

 

R&D Specialisms

MASS specialises in contract research and development (R&D) with particular skills in the development and integration of electronic and software systems, and a proven ability to undertake technically challenging and complex projects. 

With many organisations using commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) technology, our R&D capabilities enable us to develop secure solutions that are integrated with your existing COTS components. 

We are trusted by our customers to deliver solutions that meet demanding requirements. With many organisations using commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) technology, which is often not designed with security in mind, our R&D capabilities enable us to develop secure solutions that are integrated with your existing COTS components.

Our other R&D specialisms include the innovative and growing areas of visual analytics and HD video encoding and testing. We also specialise in R&D in cyber security, secure data sharing, wireless co-existence, automated test systems and management of large amounts of complex data.

Laboratory facilities

Our state-of-the-art laboratory enables us to undertake classified R&D that is critical to national security and to the advancement of defence and security technology.

The knowledge and experience held by our team supports and achieves COTS integration, as well as prototype development work.

Thanks to our state-of-the-art facilities, we can ensure that our contract R&D is a pioneering force in defence and security technology.

By investing in R&D today, you are investing in the success of your operations in the future.

What we do

Your next steps to advancing technology, and improving future effectiveness

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