DIANA, NATO’s innovation accelerator, doubles the size of its transatlantic network

On Thursday (14 March 2024), NATO’s Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA) announced a major expansion of its transatlantic network of accelerator sites and test centres. DIANA’s network will now comprise 23 accelerator sites (up from 11) and Read More …

Cooperation Across DOD, Private Sector Critical Amid Emerging Cyber Threats

Maintaining a robust defense against emerging cyberthreats requires collaboration and cooperation throughout the Defense Department and across industry partners, a top Pentagon information security executive said today. Principal Deputy Chief Information Officer Leslie A. Beavers warned emerging cybersecurity challenges pose Read More …

NATO sharpens technological edge with innovation initiatives

NATO Allies are launching a ground-breaking initiative to sharpen the Alliance’s technological edge. On Thursday (7 April 2022), Allied foreign ministers approved the Charter of the Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic – or DIANA. “Working with the private Read More …

NATO Allies take the lead on the development of NATO’s Innovation Fund

On Friday (22 October 2021), at a signing ceremony hosted by NATO’s Secretary General, Defence Ministers from 17 Allied countries* agreed to take the lead on the development of NATO’s first Innovation Fund. This multinational Fund will help NATO retain Read More …