SADIG e News & Events
17 April 2018
e News

Defence Partners with JAR Aerospace and USyd

The Australian Army has partnered with the Defence Innovation Hub to award three innovation contracts to Australian industry and research organisations to develop a next generation Small Unmanned Aerial System (SUAS) for use by Australian soldiers. This includes Caringbah-based JAR Aerospace and the University of Sydney.

2018 Australian Military Sales Catalogue released

The second edition of the Australian Military sales catalogue has been released. New to this edition is the inclusion of an Australian Defence industry section. This section comprises of various Australian defence industry companies that have been selected to showcase their products and services.

Qantas AVRO Accelerator launched

The second Qantas AVRO Accelerator has been launched. This accelerator gives entrepreneurs the chance to work with Qantas Group business units to develop, incubate and scale their businesses. The AVRO Accelerator is developed in partnership with Qantas and Slingshot.

AMGC offers $4 million fund to small manufacturers

The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) has announced a new $4 million Advanced Manufacturing Early Stage Research Fund (AMESRF) to help Australian manufacturers take their concepts to the next level.
Upcoming Events, Seminars & Forums

Manufacturing the Future - CSIRO

This event will present the Advanced Manufacturing Roadmap, an overview of CSIRO's manufacturing research capabilities, information on the enabling science and technologies that are transforming the sector, and the assistance that is available through the Entrepreneurs' Programme, Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre and the Innovative Manufacturing CRC.

Date and Time: 17 April 2018 2 - 5pm (arrival from 1.30pm)
Venue: CSIRO Lindfield, 36 Bradfield Road, West Lindfield, NSW  - Building 001 A-Block

Wings Over Illawarra

Australia's best annual airshow returns Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th May 2018, make sure you put the dates in your diaries and be sure to join us for an aviation extravaganza!

Date and Time: 5th and 6th May 2018
Venue: Illawarra Airport, Albion Park

Qantas AVRO Accelerator Information Session

If you are interested in applying to the Qantas AVRO Accelerator, Qantas encourages you to meet the AVRO Accelerator team and gain valuable insights to tailor your application.

Date and Time: Thursday 19 April 2018, 5.30pm
Venue: Lower Town Hall, Sydney Town Hall, Ground Level, 483 George Street, Sydney, NSW
NSW Defence and Aerospace Businesses
Defence & Aerospace businesses in the greater Sydney and regional NSW areas are encouraged to register on the SADIG website, to enter details & upload a recent
Quad Chart, then keep your product and service capabilities current.

To register visit
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