Next Generation Technologies Fund
The Next Gen Tech Fund, managed by Defence Science and Technology Group, was introduced with the 2016 Defence Industry Policy Statement.
With an investment of $730 million over the decade to 2026, the Next Gen Tech Fund is a forward-looking program focusing on research in emerging and future technologies for the ‘future Defence force after next’.
Innovative technologies and concepts researched under the Next Gen Tech Fund could be further developed and realised into capability through the Defence Innovation Hub.
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In this video Dr Karen O’Connor and Dr Dan Billing, of Defence Science and Technology, provide a detailed overview of the Next Generation Technologies Fund and how to apply
With the Next Gen Tech Fund now in its second year of operations, the former Chief of DST’s Science Strategy and Program Division, Dr Janis Cocking, explains how this forward-looking program works.