The Small Business Innovation Research for Defence (SBIRD) program provides an opportunity for small to medium enterprises to undertake research projects which have the potential for future Defence application.
Books and brochures
We publish several corporate books and brochures that highlight key projects and innovations.
AUSMURI is a nine-year, $25 million investment program encouraging Australian universities to collaborate with universities in the United States and explore opportunities in designated topics. It complements the Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) grant program administered by the US Department of Defense. AUSMURI supports Australian universities which are part of successful bids in the US MURI process.
The Defence Cooperative Research Centre program is one of the major initiatives under the Next Generation Technologies Fund. Defence seeks to work with Australia’s research and development community to develop next generation technologies that have game-changing potential. This program will bring together a world-class team from across Australian academia, publicly funded research agencies and industry to engage in multi-disciplinary research and innovation.
A selection of case studies demonstrating how DST's partnerships with industry and academia contribute to Defence capability.
Our Defence Science Partnerships with University brochure provides an overview of DST's collaboration with academia via the Defence Science Partnerships program, including information regarding the pillars and principles of the program, plus the instruments of engagement with DST.
The Partnering with Joint Operations and Analysis Division brochure provides an overview of DST's Major Science and Technology Capabilities (MSTCs) in Joint Operations.
The Partnering with Cyber and Electronic Warfare Division brochure provides an overview of DST's Major Science and Technology Capabilities (MSTCs) in Cyber and Electronic Warfare.