Gaule: Give a brief description of the purpose of your venture, when it was formed and how the process occurs in your organisation.

Adcock: The vision of our business is “to transform the way the world delivers training”, primarily in the military market but also in selected hazardous civilian markets such as mining. We do this by the progressive use of gaming technologies integrated with higher-fidelity military components as required. We describe ourselves as technology agnostic and promote the use of open systems, which is itself novel in the defence market. We operate a number of high-profile training facilities in the UK, and most of our work is enabled by a long-standing transformational research programme that scientifically explores if and how emerging commercial technologies can be effectively utilised in training. We created this business two years ago, by bringing together com- plementary components from across the QinetiQ group. QinetiQ uses a “core, explore and test for…

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