Brussels, 14 April 2022 (TDI): NATO Science and Technology Organization (STO) successfully delivered Programmes of Work (PoWs) due to their diverse network of over 5000 scientists, analysts, and engineers.

Three public reports have been shared to provide insight into NATO Technological Edge 2022 and the achievements shared by the organization.

STO Highlights

The 2021 STO highlights the significance of STO PoWs for the Alliance. The report enlists 300 activities comprising lectures as well as the demonstration of technologies.

The report shows achievements of Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) PoW and Collaborative CPoW during the year 2021. CMRE aims to develop and deliver innovative scientific research, field-tested science, and technology solutions for the defense of the Alliance.

CPoW tool has been designed to address NATO requirements and member countries’ needs. The major contents of the report are Women in the Armed Forces, CBRN Threats and Hazards Climate Change and S&T Trends 2020-2040, and Emerging Disruptive Technologies (EDTs).

NATO STO-CMRE Annual Report 2022

NATO STO-CMRE Annual report 2022 highlights NATO’s achievements in delivering value-added products and services primarily focused on autonomous naval mine countermeasures, autonomy for anti-submarine warfare, Maritime unmanned systems enablers, and data-environmental knowledge.

2022 Collaborative Programme of Network

2022 Collaborative Programme of Network provides insight into the planned projects by STO during 2022. CPoW aims to deliver 283 ongoing projects and 49 exploratory research and technology development teams.

CPoW is based on the member countries’ strategic orientation, business meetings, and higher NATO centralized organization. These stakeholders ensure the direction of the development of CPoW through the Science and Technology Board (STB).

For the year 2022, NATO Technological advancement encompasses NATO Emerging and Disruptive Technologies, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, big data, quantum science, novel materials, hypersonic, AI, and autonomy.

The research projects managed by STO Collaboration Support Office (CSO) will be conducted in all topical areas including System Concept and Integration (SCI), Human Factor And Machine (HFM), Information Systems Technology (IST), System Analysis and Studies (SAS), Modelling and Simulation (NMSG), Allied Vehicle Technology (AVT), Sensors and Electronics Technology (SET).