Chief Defence Scientist
Department of Defence, Science & Technology
9:50 AM Driving Research Innovation in Australia’s Defence & Science Industry Through Government, University & Industry Partnership
In this session, Ian Dagley will discuss the potential for Australia to improve its innovation performance particularly in the Defence & Science sector, through cultivating talent, engaging stakeholders and facilitating collaboration. With over $1.6 billion in government funding available for spending, this session will explore the current Defence & Science landscape, and discuss reasons for encouraging collaboration between Universities, Government and Industry partners.
- Current technologies that DST are working on with the collaboration of industry partners
- Insight into DST’s current collaboration frameworks in place to reduce overhead costs and accelerate contract negotiation
- Transitioning science and technology into defence capabilities through the Defence Innovation Hub program