DMTC Annual Report released

DMTC is proud to announce the release of its latest Annual Report, which is available online and is currently being distributed to key stakeholders.

The report summarises the activities and achievements of the DMTC community for the July 2016 – June 2017 period and highlights continuing efforts to deliver enhanced Defence capabilities while also investing in Australian industrial capacity and in the research leaders of the future.

Our report also looks forward to opportunities and strategic developments for DMTC and its industry and research partners in 2018 and beyond.

View from our Publications page.

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Success for DMTC at Innovation Awards

DMTC has featured prominently in prestigious awards recognising success in naval and maritime innovation.

The Maritime Australia Industry Innovation Awards were presented by the Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, on 4 October at the Pacific 2017 International Maritime Exposition in Sydney.

DMTC received a High Commendation for its leadership of a project to study Microbiological Corrosion on Australian naval vessels, and DMTC researcher Peter Kabakov was recognised with the prestigious Young Innovator scholarship prize.

DMTC researcher Peter Kabakov

Employed by the Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO), Mr Kabakov has worked on a DMTC project involving research partners ANSTO and University of Wollongong and DMTC industry partner Thales Australia (Thales Underwater Systems) to establish an Australian production capability for single crystal, piezoelectric ceramics.

Read the full press release – DMTC Pacific awards

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Space sensor research kicks off

On 29 September the Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, announced the first round of the DMTC High Altitude Sensor Systems program including four projects, with work expected to commence before the end of the 2017 calendar year.

A number of organisations across Australia, comprising innovative commercial enterprises and leading Universities and research agencies, will come together under the DMTC program.

Read more here.

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