The Defence Science Institute (DSI) creates defence science research networks for Australia.


The DSI is actively engaging the Australian science and technology community, building defence science research networks,and assembling multi-disciplinary teams including Defence scientists and engineers and researchers from industry and the academic community.

Call for Submissions: Lockheed Martin Australia (LMA) Attack Class Submarine Program – Combat Systems Integrator – due 2 Sept 19

Lockheed Martin Australia (LMA) is the combat system integrator for Australia’s Future Submarine Program, partnering with the Department of Defence and Naval Group to design and integrate the combat system for the future fleet. LMA invites academics and industry to participate in its Research & Development program developed to support and respond to the short- and […]

Sept 26th Academic Engagement Roadshow, Safran Electronics and Defense

This September, Safran Electronics and Defense (SED) will visit Victoria seeking opportunities to forge new research partnerships. During this event, Safran Electronics and Defense Australasia (SEDA), the rapidly growing local subsidiary, will release its Research Roadmap 2020-25 to identify areas of interest for research collaboration. In conjunction SEDA will launch a Seed Funding Scheme to […]

Call for Submissions:PACIFIC 2019 Innovation PitchFest

Smart Australian companies and research centres participating in PACIFIC 2019 will get the opportunity to sell their new ideas, technologies and products to the Australian and international community. The Innovation Pitchfest, organised by Industry Defence Security Australia Limited (IDSAL) in partnership with the Defence Science Institute (DSI), the Defence Innovation Partnership (DIP), Defence Science Centre […]

Call for Submissions:DSI’s Collaborative Research Grant Round 1-2019

The Defence Science Institute (DSI) is pleased to call for submissions to its 2019 Collaborative Research Grant Scheme.  The technology theme for this round of grants is “Shipyard 4.0 Enabling Research” DSI’s Collaborative Research Grant Round 1 -2019 will seek to fund research into enabling technologies to support Australia’s Naval Shipbuilding program through the Shipyard […]