Eureka Prize sponsorship
DST Group sponsors the Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia.
The prize is awarded to an Australian individual, group or organisation for outstanding science or technology that has developed or has the potential to develop innovative solutions for Australia's defence or national security.
The Eureka Prizes are presented annually by the Australian Museum to recognise excellence in the fields of:
- research and innovation
- leadership and commercialisation
- school science
- science communication & journalism
The aim of the DST Eureka Prize is to enhance the reputation of Australian scientists who play a role in supporting the nation's defence and national security efforts; reward defence science and technology (S&T) excellence; foster innovation in defence science and raise the profile of defence S&T, especially among university students seeking a science career.
2014: One Atmosphere
2011: Professor Abdesselam Bouzerdoum, University of Wollongong
2010: Dr Ba-Ngu Vo, Dr Ba-Tuong Vo and Dr Antonio Cantoni, University of Western Australia
2009: Air Cargo Scanner Team, CSIRO
2008: Microelectronics Research Group, University of Western Australia