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Connecting the Globe From Perth

Connecting the Globe From Perth

Date: 6 December 2017

Read about how the CDIC helped Perth business, Blacktree Technology, to connect with potential customers from around the globe...

 

Pride in Serving Business

Pride in Serving Business

Date: 6 December 2017

Read about how Peter Moorhouse, a CDIC Innovation Facilitator, helps Australian businesses to work with Defence...

 

First For Local Albury Company

First For Local Albury Company

Date: 7 November 2017

Australian Aerospace Engineering Pty Ltd (AAE) recently became the first company in Australia to achieve certification to the latest revision of all three AS9100 Aerospace Standards...

 

Coaching for Commercialisation

Coaching for Commercialisation

Date: 7 November 2017

For Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC), Business Improvement Adviser Dwayne Kirk, the most exciting part of his job is coaching small Australian companies in strategies for business management, and to then see them pick it up and run with it...

 

Novel Technology on Display at Army Innovation Day 2017

Novel Technology on Display at Army Innovation Day 2017

Date: 10 November 2017

The fourth consecutive Army Innovation Day was held last week at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. The theme for this year’s event was ‘Novel Weapons and Novel Effects’...

 

Leading the Charge on Defence Industry Engagement and Innovation

Leading the Charge on Defence Industry Engagement and Innovation

Date: 9 November 2017

Mr Stephen Moore has commenced the role of acting First Assistant Secretary Defence Industry Policy in late October. Stephen is responsible for the effective implementation of the Government’s approach to Defence industry policy and the management of the strategy-led program of industry engagement and innovation...

 

Inaugural Force Design Conference becomes annual event

Date: 6 November 2017

Leaders in the fields of Defence, academia and industry gathered in Canberra in October for Defence’s inaugural Force Design conference and set-up building blocks for a strong path forward in collaboration and innovation for designing the future Australian Defence Force...

 

Applications open for Emerging and Disruptive Technology Assessment Symposium

Applications open for Emerging and Disruptive Technology Assessment Symposium

Date: 9 October 2017

Defence Science and Technology, in partnership with the University of Melbourne are looking for leading edge industry and academic partners to participate, and demonstrate their achievements at the Emerging and Disruptive Technology Assessment Symposium (EDTAS) in Advanced Materials and Manufacturing...

 

Reciprocal trade opportunities with the UK

Reciprocal trade opportunities with the UK

Date: 9 October 2017

Australian companies looking to join the supply chain and pursue defence export opportunities in the UK can now register at the UK MOD Contracts office website, and be informed when new opportunities come out on to the market...

 

Local Defence Industry Capability Requirements

Local Defence Industry Capability Requirements

Date: 7 September 2017

Pilot projects announced...

 

Defence’s Inaugural Force Design Conference

Date: 6 September 2017

Defence is holding its Force Design Conference to gather ideas from around the globe on shaping future warfighting capability options...

 

Pacific International Maritime Exposition 2017

Pacific International Maritime Exposition 2017

Date: 6 September 2017

Register to attend the Defence Industry and Innovation – Perspectives of the CDIC Advisory Board Panel Session...

 

Two projects awarded under the Defence Innovation Hub

Two projects awarded under the Defence Innovation Hub

Date: 2 August 2017

Read about the two technology innovation projects SYPAQ Systems will be embarking on...

 

Have your say - Bipartisan Australian Defence Agreement

Have your say - Bipartisan Australian Defence Agreement

Date: 2 August 2017

Call for submissions on the Bipartisan Australian Defence Agreement...

 

Innovation Hub Management System (IHMS) upgrade

Innovation Hub Management System (IHMS) upgrade

Date: 2 August 2017

See what's new on the IHMS...

 

2017 Public Sector Innovation Awards winners

Date: 2 August 2017

Find out who the winners are and see highlights of the ceremony...

 

Defence Innovation Hub funds new technology

Date: 2 August 2017

Funding awarded to eight organisations across the country...

 

Innovation Hub boosts Australia’s defence industry by $12.3 million

Media release - Innovation Hub boosts Australia’s defence industry by $12.3 million

Date: 14 July 2017

A second lot of Defence Innovation Hub investments worth $12.3 million was announced on 14 July 2017, ensuring Defence has access to ground-breaking technology.

 

Review of Australia’s space industry capability

Media release - Review of Australia’s space industry capability

Date: 13 July 2017

A review into Australia’s space industry capability has been announced.

 

Increasing Australian Involvement in Defence projects

Media release - Increasing Australian Involvement in Defence projects

Date: 29 June 2017

See the announced changes that will strengthen the requirement for Australian involvement in Defence projects.

 

Major milestone for Defence Innovation Hub

Media release - Major milestone for Defence Innovation Hub

Date: 27 June 2017

The first Defence Innovation Hub investments since the launch of the program in December 2016 have been announced.

 

DST Group Partnerships Week 16-18 Aug 2-17 Adelaide

Defence, Science and Technology Partnerships Week 2017

Date: 6 July 2017

Find out more about the DST Partnerships Week 2017...

 

Emerging Disruptive Technology Assessment Symposium Logo

Apply now and join us for a two day advanced materials and manufacturing symposium

Date: 1 June 2017

We're looking for an academic partner to join us for our Emerging and Disruptive Technology Assessment Symposium....

 

Grand Challenges for Safeguarding Australia

Be part of the Counter Improvised Threats Grand Challenge

Date: 26 April 2017

A call for proposals for the first Grand Challenge has been announced as part of the Next Generation Technologies Fund....

 

U.S. Government announces FY18 commercialisation opportunities

Date: 4 January 2017

Opportunities to work with the U.S. Department of Defense to research and develop technologies for combating terrorism...

 

Bringing together business and Defence

Date: 16 December 2016

Introducing the Centre for Defence Industry Capability...

 

Delivery of the Defence Industrial Capability Plan

Defence Industry Capability Plan Development Roadshow

Date: 1 December 2016

Your company’s chance to inform the Government’s understanding of Australian defence industry’s capabilities...

 

Investment priorities announced for the Defence Innovation Hub

Date: 7 September 2016

Does your business have ideas for Defence?

 

Supporting Australian business to collaborate globally

Date: 15 April 2016

First round of Global Connections Fund announced...

 

2016 Defence White Paper released

Date: 25 February 2016

Connecting Defence with industry...

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