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DSTG brings together interdisciplinary expertise from across Australia and around the world to address Defence and national security challenges.

By partnering with the Australian science, technology and innovation eco-system, we deliver scientific advice and technology solutions that provide critical capability for Defence and the national security community.

We have a range of mechanisms for partnering. These include the Next Generation Technologies Fund, the Defence Science Partnerships program, and the Defence STaR Shots program.

Explore all our current opportunities on this page.

For further information, please submit an enquiry.

Open opportunities

Defence's Quantum Research Network is seeking innovative proposals from industry, academia and publicly funded research organisations in the area of Quantum-Enhanced Communications (QEC).

Recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) technologies show promise for autonomous cyber operations (ACO), offering the potential for distributed, adaptive defensive measures at machine speed and scale.

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In collaboration with the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet's Critical Technology Policy Coordination Office, DSTG has established a dedicated Socio-Technical Futures Analysis effort to contribute to its Critical Technology Foresight capability, focused on the assessment of the societal implications of emerging and potentially disruptive technologies.

DMTC is seeking expressions of interest for collaborative project proposals focused on medical countermeasures.

Australian universities are invited to submit proposals under the Australia-US International Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (AUSMURI) 2022 designated topics.