Welcome to the University Defence Research Collaboration

The UDRC develops research in signal processing with application to the defence industry. It is an academia led partnership between industry and defence. We are now in the third phase of the project (1st July 2018 to 31st March 2024).

The work entitled "Signal Processing in the Information Age" will develop new underpinning Signal Processing and Machine Learning tools for the defence community. This core research programme is jointly led and coordinated by four universities;

University of Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt University, Queen's University Belfast and University of Strathclyde.

As well as the core grant, four application themed grants have also been awarded on the following topics: