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DST has licence agreements around research and intellectual property

The research conducted by DSTG generates valuable intellectual property, which we seek to transfer to Australian industry to enhance Australia's defence capabilities and national wealth.

We do this through licence agreements.

This technology transfer has several pay-offs. The Defence organisation benefits from the evolution of sustainable, competitive Australian defence industry capabilities and the savings delivered by improved technology. Australian industry benefits from introduction to new technology and defence markets, the development of spin-off products with civilian applications, and income from domestic sales and exports. DSTG benefits through experience gained during the widespread application of its technology, enabling it to enhance its research base.

For further information, please contact Science Partnerships via our contact form by selecting "Partner with us" as the subject enquiry.

Technology opportunities

FracRisk is a program that calculates the probability of failure using the probabilities of crack detection and repair.

PHaRLAP - Provision of High-frequency Raytracing LAboratory for Propagation studies

PHaRLAP is Matlab toolbox for the study and modelling of the propagation of High Frequency (HF) radio waves in the Earth's ionosphere. It provides 2D and fully magneto-ionic 3D numerical ray tracing (NRT) engines, analytical ray tracing (ART) routines and the necessary supporting routines.

Credit: Andrew Cool

DST operates the Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN) which is composed of three High Frequency (HF) over-the-horizon radars located around Australia.

Source IP - An IP Australia initiative

Source IP is an IP Australia initiative to facilitate innovation and commercialisation by providing a means for public sector patent holders to signal their licensing intent and promote their key areas of technology within a single platform.

The Vibration Energy Harvester

The Vibration Energy Harvester scavenges power from a vehicle's structural vibrations and then converts them into electrical power for use by in-situ diagnostic sensors and devices.

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The Information Marketplace for Policy and Analysis of Cyber-risk & Trust (IMPACT) is an initiative from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for enabling empirical data and information sharing between, and among, the global cyber security research and development (R&D) community in academia, industry and the government.

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Janus is a C++ interpreter that interfaces between aircraft flight vehicle mathematical models and aircraft datasets

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MiTE is a thermoelastic stress analysis capability that provides a highly affordable, rugged, compact and portable means of imaging stress in dynamically loaded structures.

Key information

  • Enabling Research
  • Industry Interaction
  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology Transfer