How to Engage with DMTC

DMTC’s program development team welcomes enquiries or proposals from prospective industry or research partners.  Let us know about your capabilities and how they align with your understanding of DMTC’s areas of expertise.

There may be opportunities to join the DMTC community by participating in existing projects, extending current work or commencing new collaborative projects.  From time to time, DMTC will release targeted calls for proposals or invite industry partners to apply to join industry benchmarking activities.

Our Engagement Model:

Is structured to maximise the capability gains for Defence and the commercial benefits for our industry and research partners

Focuses on priority Defence needs, in areas where Australian industry capability and research expertise exist to advance technology development

Allows industry and research partners to deploy and devote resources fully to projects, not administration or overheads

Our Program Management model:

Ensures Commonwealth funds are leveraged with additional contributions from industry and research partners

Includes a robust system of Intellectual Property controls that aligns with the Defence Innovation Hub’s approach to IP

Monitors project progress and enshrines the primacy of the Defence customer in setting and adjusting priorities, timeframes & milestones to be achieved

Outcomes - our best practice approach:

Advances technology development in areas identified as priorities by our Defence customer

Enhances Australian industrial capability

Drives effective collaboration between government agencies, industry partners and research organisations

Includes a focus on education and training, including PhD sponsorships, to build research expertise and the leaders of the future

Our Engagement Model