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Funding Opportunities

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

US Office of Naval Research Global – Global-X Challenge 2024

ONRG Global invites proposals from international academia and industry researchers for promising concepts to achieve revolutionary capability advances with both military and commercial in the multi-disciplinary technology challenge areas listed.
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DFAT Centre for Australia-India Relations – Maitri Research Grants

Applications are now open for funding under the Maitri Research Grants program, closing 26 March 2024. The program supports research activities to build business capability and create opportunities for greater
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UK Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) – Mobile Evidential Drug Testing Instrument (MEDTI) Demonstrator – Themed Competiton

On behalf of the UK Department for Transport and Home Office, DASA is seeking proposals to explore the development of world-leading roadside evidential drug testing capability. The competition looks to
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US Army – DEVCOM ARL – Distributed Analytics in Tactical Networks – W911NF-23-S-0001

DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory is seeking proposals for research to further develop adaptive, goal-driven, semantically-aware, distributed analytics for situational understanding at the tactical edge. DEVCOM expects to fund 3 –
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DARPA – Changing Hydrodynamics and Aerodynamics On Structures (CHAOS) – DARPA-PA-23-03-10

DARPA is seeking submissions of innovative basic or applied research concepts in the technical domain of changing hydrodynamics and aerodynamics on structures.. Project focus will be on understanding and quantifying
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DARPA – Photon-Efficient Nanoscale Optical Metrology (PhENOM) – DARPA-PA-23-03-09

DARPA is seeking submissions of innovative basic or applied research concepts in the technical domain of loss-resilient generation, detection and information encoding of quantum correlated states of light. Successful proposals
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DARPA – BioLogical Undersea Energy (BLUE) – HR001124S0010

DARPA’s Biological Technology Office is  seeking innovative proposals to develop power supplies that capture and convert microscopic forms of marine biomass, such as dissolved organic matter, phytoplankton, bacteria, and microscopic
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DARPA – QUAntum Materials Engineering using eLEctrOmagNetic fields (QUAMELEON) – DARPA-SN-24-39

DARPA is seeking abstract submissions for innovative exploratory research in the technical domain of physics, specifically quantum materials engineering using electromagnetic fields. Up to USD$300,00 is available for projects of
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Melbourne Accelerator Program – MAP2024

Applications are now open to be part of the Melbourne Accelerator Program cohort for 2024, closing 3 March 2024. The MAP Accelerator Program works with startups to accelerate their growth
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TechConnect – Medical Threat Reduction Challenge

The Medical Threat Reduction Challenge is looking for innovations to support efforts to enhance medical, chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threat reduction capabilities. Winners will share in a prize pool
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