Business advice and grants

The CDIC provides a national network of business advisers with regional and domain expertise to:

  • help businesses understand and navigate the defence market by providing tailored advice and support to eligible companies
  • help businesses develop their industrial capabilities and ability to work with Defence
  • help Defence projects understand what the best of Australian industry has to offer and connect these offerings into their supply chains
  • connect Australian innovators, researchers and academic institutions to Defence’s two innovation programs – the Innovation Hub and the Next Generation Technologies Fund.

Hundreds of businesses have worked with us

  • See how they built their defence industry business in our case studies
  • Learn about the expertise and commitment of our business advisers in these profiles:
Alison Everett, CDIC Defence Industry Facilitator

Building long-term relationships:
Alison Everett

Dwayne Kirk

Coaching for commercialisation:
Dwayne Kirk

Peter Moorhouse

Pride in serving business:
Peter Moorhouse

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