Applications Now Open for DSI's 2021 Collaborative Research Grants

Applications Now Open for DSI's 2021 Collaborative Research Grants

Applications are now open for DSI's 2021 Collaborative Research Grants.

Bringing Australia Closer to Space

Bringing Australia Closer to Space

Australian-owned defence technology company DefendTex has achieved a breakthrough in space technology with the first successful test-firing of a Rotating Detonation Engine (RDE).

Maritime RobotX Challenge 2022

Maritime RobotX Challenge 2022

Are you a student interested in autonomous robotic systems? RoboNation is working with the Office of Naval Research and Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) to bring you the 2022 Maritime RobotX Challenge, hosted in Sydney, Australia.

Applications Now Open for DSI's 2021 RHD Student Grants

Applications Now Open for DSI's 2021 RHD Student Grants

Applications are now open for the 2021 round of DSI's Research Higher Degree (RHD) Student Grants.

Valued at $15,000 each and awarded to the university, RHD Student Grants are designed to encourage collaboration between industry, DST Group, Defence or universities to develop the next generation of researchers. 

Specifically, the Grants aim to:
► develop research linkages between universities and DST Group and Defence sector businesses;
► support capacity building in research areas where Defence has an interest;
► promote new Defence-related research linkages between universities
 
by providing stipend support for students undertaking their RHD on Defence-related projects and/or undertaking Defence-industry placements as part of their study.

RHD Student Grants are open to academic staff of DSI Participant universities in Victoria and Tasmania. Applications will be accepted at any time throughout 2021, however, applicants are encouraged to submit early.

All applications are to be submitted online via the DSI Grant portal.

More information on conditions and requirements here.

DSI’s 2020 Milestones and Activities 

DSI’s 2020 Milestones and Activities 

2020 was an extraordinary year, and at DSI, proved to be one of both challenge and opportunity. Transitioning to remote operations in response to the Pandemic, we pivoted our focus towards capability maintenance and the industry part of our university-defence-industry triangle, while maintaining strong relationships with all stakeholders.  

As we anticipate a return to ordinary operation in 2021, we look back at some key milestones this past eventful year. 

Request for Information: BAE Systems Education and Skills

Request for Information: BAE Systems Education and Skills

BAE Systems Australia is seeking strategic partnerships with the education and training sector and other like-minded businesses, to grow the national talent pool relevant to its core disciplines including naval architecture, engineering, production planning and more.

State Government Supports DSI to Continue as Key Player in Victoria’s Defence Capability Pursuits

State Government Supports DSI to Continue as Key Player in Victoria’s Defence Capability Pursuits

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State Government Supports DSI to Continue as Key Player in Victoria’s Defence Capability Pursuits
The State Government Budget extends ongoing support to DSI, recognising the organisation’s efforts to foster research collaborations across Australia’s dynamic defence market

DMTC Undertakes National Health Security Resilience Assessment

DMTC Undertakes National Health Security Resilience Assessment

DMTC is undertaking the National Health Security Resilience Assessment 2020 (“NHSRA 2020”). 

This a detailed examination of Australia’s capability and capacity for research, development, manufacturing, supply chain resilience and distribution of priority products and solutions that contribute to national health security. 

Expanding upon the National Capability Audit 2017, the NHSRA 2020 will assess sovereign capability across six critical sectors including Medical Countermeasures, Medical Devices, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Modelling and Simulation, Hazard Management and Sensing Systems. Relevant organisations are encouraged to complete the survey

Read more here

The survey will officially close on 31 May 2021.

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