The Defence Science Institute (DSI) was established in 2010 and is jointly funded by the Victorian Government, the Defence Science and Technology Group, the University of Melbourne and other participating universities.
DSI provides a range of services for Victoria’s defence sector, including:
- research grants
- undergraduate and postgraduate industry internships
- networking opportunities.
Find out more about the DSI's Internship Grants
The Victorian Government provides funding for DSI to develop Victoria's defence science and technology capabilities. This is through the facilitation of defence science-focused collaboration between:
- other research organisations
For further information on defence-relevant research across Victoria's university sector, see the DSI's 2022 Victorian & Tasmanian Defence Research Capability Directory
Find out more about the Defence Science Institute