Welcome to the Grand Challenge

Grand Challenge Winner - Saturn
  • A major science and technology competition to find new ideas and innovation.
  • A technology challenge directly relevant to the military challenges faced daily by UK Armed Forces.
  • An opening into the UK defence market for new suppliers and investors.

About the competition

Grand Challenge was searching for the best ideas in defence technology to help solve some of the evolving threats facing front line troops.

It also aimed to provide an opening into the UK defence market for new suppliers and investors.

The finale in August 2008 saw best teams battle in tough conditions Army's Urban Warfare Training Facility at Porton Down.

Exclusive videos show highlights from the challenge and profile the winners

Video Highlights