Eight airport security technology projects have been selected for a total of GBP1.8 million (USD2.4 million) in UK government funding under the next stage of the Future Aviation Security Solutions (FASS) programme.
A total of 19 projects had been chosen for initial FASS funding.
The eight projects picked for follow-on work include the use of electromagnetic imaging to detect items of concern in luggage, filtering samples of gas taken from cargo containers to test for explosives, and using machine learning techniques to identify threats on people and in bags.
The funding is part of the five-year, GBP25.5 million FASS, which is a joint initiative between the Department for Transport and the Home Office.
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