D.Start Ignite Winter 2021

D.Start is an innovation and entrepreneurship program that empowers Australian researchers and small to medium businesses to connect with Defence, identify real-world science or technology applications, and attract the resources needed to translate the application to a capability. The D.Start Ignite program is an eight-week hands-on learning experience designed for research teams of 2 to 5 members to work on projects with the potential to shape Australia’s security or give our Defence Force an edge. The program is modelled on the highly successful ON Prime:Defence program and combines expert knowledge with powerful connections to increase opportunity for successful translation. The program is open to Australian small to medium enterprises, research organisations (PFRAs) and their teams working on science or technology for Defence application. Registrations close 12pm AEDT Friday 26 March 2021.

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Major Training Services are the provider to Defence for the delivery of the short online course on Technical Data/Intellectual Property clauses in its ASDEFCON suite of templates to CASG Personnel.


Applications are now open for Ipswich City Council’s Operation Scale-Up 2021, a cohort-based pilot program aimed at supporting regional businesses to become defence industry ready.

The Defence Teaming Centre is hosting a two-day Security Summit on 12th and 13th May in Hahndorf, located in the Adelaide Hills.


As a result of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic the intended September dates for LAND FORCES 2020 will not be possible for proceedings. Due to this the dates have been deferred to 1 - 3 June 2021.