Ultra Labs

Developing advanced concepts to keep our most advanced customers one step ahead

Ultra Labs is our advanced concepts and emerging technologies group. We focus on anticipating the future needs of our customers and the rapid development of innovative multi-mission solutions.

Ultra Labs operates as a global network of diverse thinkers, engineers and scientists. Our team are experts in areas including artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data and cloud computing, and advanced data visualisation.

We collaborate with teams from across Ultra Group, wider industry and academia to research and develop solutions that keep our customers one step ahead.

Our focus areas

We are working to incubate and deploy a range of technologies that are vital to Ultra’s innovation strategy. These technologies are applicable across multiple missions, domains and business units, with modular design and deployment a key consideration. They form the foundation of the disruptive innovations that we are developing.

CI: Detection

With an intelligent and unified matrix of sensors, working in concert to make the every domain more transparent than ever.

CI: Communications

Maintaining information flow across the battlespace to deliver what users need when they need it, regardless of the environment.

CI: Intelligence

Combining and leveraging a universe of data to help you identify to the next threat, no matter how quickly it appears.

CI: Tasking

Autonomous and self-learning COA recommendation means effective decision making that is measured in seconds, not hours.

Driving Ultra’s innovation culture

At Ultra, we are the smart people behind the smart people. Our teams contain unparalleled domain expertise, ready to generate the innovative solutions for our customers.

And the multi-mission solutions that we want to develop rely on collaborating with the best minds from across our businesses, drawing on their knowledge and expertise.

Ultra Labs is helping to embed a new culture of innovation across Ultra that is daring, agile and collaborative.

We call this approach Tech Entrepreneurship. It is about developing ideas with a ‘wow’ factor - creative solutions that give our customers a real strategic edge.

Our network

The core Ultra Labs network spans the US, UK and Canada, with support from OBUs across all of our markets. We also fund and work with external partners. ReMI is a transformational institute founded in Montreal and funded by Ultra Labs. They focus on developing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technology. We are actively exploring new external partnerships.

Ultra Idea Marketplace

To continue solving our customers’ most challenging problems, we must respond faster than ever to their emerging needs, and identify future needs ourselves. Idea Marketplace is an Ultra Labs initiative dedicated to surfacing and developing breakthrough ideas from across Ultra. 

Idea Marketplace provides a robust innovation pipeline for all of Ultra, leveraging our deep domain knowledge and unlocking the forward-thinking potential of our brightest minds. All within one cohesive platform.

Ultra Fellows

​​​​​​​Ultra Fellows is a cross-discipline team made up of the most inspiring and experienced technical thought leaders from across Ultra Group.

They support and inspire the development of technical talent and skill across Ultra, liberally sharing their knowledge and expertise, and serve as the technical vanguard of our company - ensuring we have the skills and knowledge to ensure our customers are always one step ahead 


Work with us

We are looking for exceptional and creative thinkers, engineers and scientists to develop solutions to our customers’ most complex problems. As a member of Ultra Labs, you will be at the heart of Ultra’ advanced R&D efforts, collaborating with teams internally and externally every day, and driving Ultra’s culture of innovation forward.

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