The Alan Turing Institute (Turing) Defence and Security Programme invites proposals for projects in the fields of information value, information algebra and topological data analysis.

The call has three challenge areas:

  • The value of information
  • How much data is enough?
  • Topological data analysis

Further details can be found in the call guidance.



Principal Investigators (PIs) should be Turing researchers, or researchers affiliated with one of the partner universities. Collaborators on projects are welcome from anywhere outside the Turing or its partner universities.


Application Process

Three projects of around 18 months in duration will be supported. An award of up to £250,000 will be offered to each selected proposal.

Applications should be completed and submitted by 16:00 GMT, 2nd August 2019 to the Turing’s FlexiGrant portal.

Representatives of the funder and the Turing will be available to answer questions on 9th July between 9:00 and 12:00.  25-minutes slots can be booked here.


Key Dates

  • Call launch: Monday 24th June 2019
  • Deadline for proposals: Friday 2nd August 2019, 16:00
  • Results confirmed: Early-mid August 2019
  • Projects start: Around 1st October 2019
  • Projects end: No later than 31st March 2021


Further information

For further information please contact [email protected].

This work is supported by Dstl through the Turing's Defence and Security programme.