Next Generation Technologies Fund
The Next Gen Tech Fund is a forward-looking program focusing on research in emerging and future technologies, including technologies that may deliver on a time horizon greater than ten years. Innovative technologies and concepts researched under the Next Gen Tech Fund could be further developed and realised into capability through the Defence Innovation Hub.
The majority of funding opportunities under the Next Gen Tech Fund are published as special notices calling for responses to specific requirements:
Dr Karen O’Connor and Dr Dan Billing, of Defence Science and Technology, provide an overview of the Next Gen Tech Fund and how to apply
The Next Gen Tech Fund will invest $730 million over the decade to 2026. It is managed by Defence Science and Technology (DST).
- Podcast: Next Gen Tech Fund 12 months on: 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
- Next Generation Technologies Fund – Next generation technologies for Australia’s defence and national security