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Event | D.Start Ignite Innovation Showcase

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The D.Start Ignite Innovation showcase will be held online on 14 and 21 June.

D.Start Ignite is an innovation and entrepreneurship program that empowers Australian researchers and small to medium enterprises to connect with Defence, identify a real-world application for their science or technology, and attract the resources they need to translate it to capability – at pace.

The showcase marks the finale of the program and is an opportunity for the teams to present the evolution of their offering and customer discovery journey to date. There are 22 teams participating in this round of D.Start Ignite, across two Hubs.

View the full list of innovations.

Hub One – 14 June | 11:00 to 12:30

  • AtOne  
  • BankVault Cybersecurity
  • Code 46
  • HackHunter
  • Ichor Autonomy
  • Industrial Automation & Security
  • Inspection Radar
  • Quantum Link Verification
  • Ready Team One
  • Waste to Building Materials
  • WaterHynergy

Hub Two – 21 June | 11:00 to 12:30

  • Advent Atum
  • ANU Nanopore Team   
  • Battlerz Fintech
  • Enhancing Visuomotor Skill
  • Hex20 AltData 
  • Hyper Q Aerospace 
  • Hyprfire     
  • LCAT Team
  • Solinnov     
  • Valkyrie AeroSpace


The showcases are delivered nationally online via Microsoft Teams.

To register for Hub One on 14 June, click here.

To register for Hub Two on 21 June, click here.


D.Start Ignite is delivered by Defence in partnership with CSIRO and supported by the Next Generation Technologies Fund.

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Event information

Date and time

14 June 2022
21 June 2022