|Ensuring safe flights|
Eight projects have been awarded £1.8m in government funding to develop innovative technology, which has the potential to bolster airport security while also speeding up the screening process for passengers.
The projects all apply novel approaches to aviation security, which have the potential to improve threat detection capabilities. In addition to improving security, some of the projects have the potential to reduce the length of time passengers spend undergoing security checks.One of the successful recipients of the funding is a small team based in Derbyshire, Security Screening Technologies, whose project uses sophisticated imaging to scan shoes for explosive materials.
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