D.Start Defence Days – Defence Industry Networking Session

D.Start Defence Days – Defence Industry Networking Session

As part of its innovation and entrepreneurship program, D.Start, the Department of Defence in partnership with CSIRO is holding a series of virtual 'Defence Days'.

DSI Shortlisted as Finalist for Defence Connect Australian Defence Industry Awards 2020

DSI Shortlisted as Finalist for Defence Connect Australian Defence Industry Awards 2020

The Defence Science Institute is honoured to have been shortlisted as a Finalist in the 'Training and Mentorship Program of the Year' category at the Defence Connect Australian Defence Industry Awards 2020!

As a finalist, we have been recognised among Australia’s top defence industry professionals and businesses. The 'Training and Mentorship Program of the year' award recognises the defence business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable growth through developing and delivering the most effective training and mentorship program for new industry participants, or those defence professionals transitioning into new roles. 


DSI and DST host ‘Supporting Safe Operation in CBRN Contaminated Environments Forum’

DSI and DST host ‘Supporting Safe Operation in CBRN Contaminated Environments Forum’

On Tuesday, 6th October 2020, The Defence Science Institute (DSI) in collaboration with Defence Science and Technology (DST) hosted a virtual interactive forum to learn about Defence’s requirements for supporting safe operations in CBRN contaminated environments.

Navy Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Artificial Intelligence (RAS-AI) Strategy 2040 Announced

Navy Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Artificial Intelligence (RAS-AI) Strategy 2040 Announced

The Navy Robotics, Autonomous Systems and Artificial Intelligence (RAS-AI) Strategy 2040 has been announced by Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN. 

Call for Capability Statements: Supporting Safe Operation in Contaminated Environments

Call for Capability Statements: Supporting Safe Operation in Contaminated Environments

Do you work in the areas of detection, diagnostics, contamination containment, threat protection modelling, AI, autonomy or wearable assistive devices? Your expertise could help Defence counter a new wave of emerging challenges.

The Artificial Intelligence for Decision Making Initiative

The Artificial Intelligence for Decision Making Initiative

The Defence Science Institute is pleased to advise of a new Australia-wide program launching soon: The Artificial Intelligence for Decision Making Initiative.  

The Initiative is a national program formulated to inspire solutions from individuals that will grow Australia’s Artificial Intelligence capability and foster a national network focused on developing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technology of significant importance to the Australian defence and national security community.

Forging ahead – The Defence Science Institute’s collaborative efforts in a time of uncertainty

Forging ahead – The Defence Science Institute’s collaborative efforts in a time of uncertainty

In the past few months the world has undergone a massive upheaval. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a rapid shift in gear with businesses and industry taking  an unprecedented blow. “The virus  is impacting on all sectors of our society, including Australia’s research sector. Industry across the nation has been called upon to retool, to manufacture medical equipment such as ventilators and surgical masks,” says John O’Callaghan, the Defence Science Institute (DSI) Chair and Victoria Defence Industry Advocate. 

DST launches More, together: Defence Science and Technology Strategy 2030

DST launches More, together: Defence Science and Technology Strategy 2030

To meet the evolving challenges of Australia's increasingly complex and contested security environment, Defence Science and Technology (DST) has led the development of More, together, a new science and technology (S&T) strategy for Defence, with the guidance of senior leadership across Defence, industry, academia and international partners.

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