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: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 […]

Winners of the Avalon 2019 Innovation Pitchfest

The Innovation Pitchfest, organised by the Defence Science Institute (DSI) in partnership with Aerospace Australia Limited, the Defence Innovation Partnership (DIP) in South Australia and Defence Innovation Network (DIN) in New South Wales, took place on Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 February during AVALON 2019 in the Innovation Theatrette in Exhibition Hall 1. Thirty (30) pitchers selected […]

2019 Victorian Defence and Aerospace Research Capability Directory (Print Ready File)

The universities and research centres of Victoria are recognised internationally for their research and make a significant contribution to Australia’s defence and national security research efforts. With research capabilities across an expansive range of disciplines and technologies, they are a vital resource for the Defence sector to draw on. Through their research activities, the universities […]

Evaluating Critical Raw Material Supply for Australia’s Defence Sector -Stakeholder Engagement Workshop

Agenda and Venue – Stakeholder Engagement WorkshopJointly Hosted by: Monash University, University of Melbourne and RMIT University When: 10am-4pm, 15th March 2019 Where – RMIT University City Campus, Melbourne CBD, Garden Building (between Kaleide Theatre (BLD 8) and Bowen St PURPOSE OF THE WORKSHOP This workshop will bring together expert stakeholders to begin a dialogue, identify […]