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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

Defence Trailblazer – Accelerating Sovereign Industrial Capabilities Program

The Defence Trailblazer is seeking Expressions of Interest from Australian industry for funding to enable faster commercialisation of larger scale defence R&D activities and collaborations focused on delivering capabilities in
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Dept Industry, Science and Resources – Critical Technologies Challenge Program – Round 1

The Critical Technologies Challenge Program (CTCP) provides funding for collaborations to develop solutions or components that contribute to a solution for market-led challenges of national significance using quantum technologies. Grants
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DARPA – Scalable Analog Neural-networks (ScAN) – HR001124S0022

DARPA is seeking innovative proposals for R&D of scalable, robust and power-efficient analog neural network architectures and circuits that could directly interface with the analog outputs of conventional sensors.   ScAN
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US Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) – Biological Threat Reduction with Global Partners – HDTRA1-24-S-0002

The DTRA Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Biological Threat Reduction Program (BTRP) protects the United States, its Armed Forces, and our allies from biological threats by strengthening the capabilities of partner
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US Dept of Defense – Vision Research Program

Investigator-Initiated Research Award – HT942524VRPIIRA up to USD$260,000 over 2 years (Funding Level 1) or up to USD$750,000 over 3 years (Funding Level 2) pre-proposals due 11 July 2024 supports studies that
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IARPA – Video Linking and Intelligence from Non-Collaborative Sensors (Video LINCS) Program – IARPA-BAA-24-04

IARPA is seeking innovative proposals for the development of re-identification (reID) algorithms to autonomously associate objects across diverse, non-collaborative, video sensor footage and map re-identified objects to a unified coordinate
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US Dept of Defense – Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program

Clinical Trial Award  – HT9425STBIPH1 up to USD$500,000 over 4 years (Research Level 1) or up to USD$2m over 4 years (Research Level 2) or up to USD$4M over 4 years
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US Defense Industrial Base Consortium (DIBC) – Call for White Papers

DIBC is seeking white papers from members presenting research or  prototype solutions in relation to the following critical sectors and areas of interest: kinetic capabilities energy storage and batteries castings
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New Industry Growth Program for Innovative Startups and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

The Industry Growth Program works with innovative startups and SMEs. Industry Growth Program Advisers give advice to help businesses develop and commercialise new products, processes and services. Industry Growth Program
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DARPA – Microsystems Technology Office BAA – HR001124S0028

DARPA seeks revolutionary research ideas for topics not being addressed by ongoing Microsystems Technology Office programs or other published solicitations.  The maximum funding for projects is USD$2M. Current areas of
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