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Read how DSI has helped enhance the defence ecosystem through collaborations, funding and networking in our latest impact case studies in the defence sector

EOI : Avalon 2023 PitchFest

Cutting-edge Australian companies and research centres participating in Avalon 2023 are invited to pitch their new ideas and technologies to the Australian and international community at PitchFest This is your
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DARPA – Biological Technologies Office – Triage Challenge – HR001123S0011

With almost USD$7 million in prizes, the DARPA Triage Challenge will use a series of challenge events to drive breakthrough innovations in the identification of physiological features (“signatures”) of injury.
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DARPA – Defense Sciences Office – Strengthening Resilient Emotions and Nimble Cognition Through Engineering Neuroplasticity (STRENGTHEN) – HR001123S0016

DARPA is soliciting innovative research proposals in the area of neurobehavioral protective factors and wellbeing to prevent and mitigate the effects of traumatic stress leading to suicidality and behavioral health
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DARP Strategic Technology Office – Office-Wide BAA HR00123S0003

This BAA is soliciting revolutionary research ideas for topics not addressed by any ongoing STO programs and BAAs. STO is a “systems office,” seeking to create new “proof-of-concept” mission systems.
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US Department of Defense-Deployed War Fighter Protection Research Program – DWFP-23-S-01

AFPMB is soliciting pre-proposals for original, innovative research designed to develop new interventions for protection of deployed military personnel from medically relevant pests, including arthropod vectors of disease pathogens. Diseases
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JMMP 2023 Travel Award for Postdoctoral Fellow or PhD Student

This award provides financial support for the winner to attend an international conference in the field of manufacturing and material processing to be held in 2023, in order to hold
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DARPA Strategic Technology Office – Beyond Linear Processing (BLiP) BAA – HR001123S0008

BLiP is organized as an applied research program, intended to perform studies, design, development, and prototyping that will improve radar performance through the application of signal processing techniques that go
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DARPA Information Innovation Office – Cyber Agents for Security Testing and Learning Environments (CASTLE) BAA – HR001123S0002

The CASTLE program seeks to develop an AI toolkit to instantiate realistic network environments and train cyber agents to enable resilient network operations against advanced persistent threats (APT). The program will
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DARPA Tactical Technology Office – Persistent Optical Wireless Energy Relay (POWER) BAA – HR001123S0004

The goal of the POWER program is to develop and demonstrate a high-altitude optical relay. This relay will have the characteristics necessary for use in a larger, scalable wireless power
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US Dept of Defense – Office of Naval Research – Science of AI – Basic and Applied Research for the Naval Domain – N00014-23-S-C001

ONR is seeking white papers and proposals in support of advancing artificial intelligence for future naval applications. Work under this program will consist of basic and applied research with the
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