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16 Apr. 2019

NATO works on quantum cryptography with Malta

Quantum technology will soon change our security landscape. While this technology could represent a ground-breaking solution to complex problems in a number of fields, its potential can also be disruptive. NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme is supporting two projects to secure our digital communications for the post-quantum era.

10 Apr. 2019

NATO intensifies scientific cooperation with Ukraine

Experts from NATO and Ukraine took stock of progress made on several projects and agreed on new areas of cooperation, such as the reintegration of female military personnel into civilian life. This was the subject of discussion at the 16th edition of the NATO-Ukraine Joint Working Group on Scientific and Environmental Cooperation, held at NATO Headquarters on 28 March 2019.

22 Mar. 2019

NATO trains the Tunisian Navy on maritime simulators

Tunisian Navy officers improved their readiness at sea and knowledge on maritime modelling and simulation during a two-week training course held in March 2019 at the naval base La Goulette, Tunisia. The training is sponsored by the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme to help Tunisia modernise its defence and upgrade its maritime simulator to NATO standards and architectures.

12 Feb. 2019

NATO Science Partnership Prize awarded to three outstanding projects

Scientists from France, Israel, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine and the United States received the prestigious 2018 Science for Peace and Security Programme (SPS) Prize for excellent collaboration in NATO multi-year science projects in the fields of cyber defence, chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defence, and advanced technologies.

11 Feb. 2019

NATO celebrates inspiring women in science

On the occasion of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, meet four women scientists leading NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme projects in the areas of counter-terrorism, cyber security and communications.

29 Nov. 2018

NATO exhibition features 60 years of scientific innovation

On 29 November 2018, NATO held an exhibition to mark the 60th anniversary of the Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme. Prototypes of the most promising technologies were displayed at NATO’s Headquarters by 25 scientists from NATO and partner countries who presented their research and results to other scientists, diplomats and officials.

29 Nov. 2018

NATO’s Science for Peace and Security Programme: sixty years old, still going strong

A special event was held at NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Thursday (29 November 2018) to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the Alliance’s leading initiative for science, innovation and research. The NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme was created in 1958 to promote the training of scientists, encourage the sharing of knowledge, and build networks of experts.

29 Nov. 2018

Celebrating 60th years of Science for Peace and Security

Over the past 60 years, the SPS Programme has grown into one of NATO’s major partnership tools, covering a wide range of issues, including cyber defence, responding to terrorism, and increasing energy security. Over the years it has created an international network of scientists and experts, and more than 20 Nobel Laureates are associated with the SPS Programme. NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges Missiroli and Ambassador of Ukraine to NATO Vadym Prystailko celebrate together these achievements.

28 Nov. 2018

NATO SPS / DHS S&T announce new jointly funded counter-terrorism research

BRUSSELS – The NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme today announced it is launching two new research projects jointly funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T). These new projects will help counter terrorist threats faced by NATO allies and partner countries.

26 Nov. 2018

NATO enhances scientific cooperation with Poland

Polish scientists and experts from NATO and partner countries discussed future cooperative activities within NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme during the SPS Information Day held in Warsaw on 22 November 2018.

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