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Defence Industry Innovation Centre

Are you a small or medium sized business working in the Defence Industry sector?

The Defence Industry Innovation Centre is funded by the Defence Material Organisation for the benefit of the defence industry. The Centre provides a range of services designed to link small and medium defence businesses to new ideas, technologies and markets.

The Defence Industry Innovation Centre aims to assist you to:

  • grow your business in the defence sector
  • improve your defence business
  • prepare for global defence opportunities.

We also offer you opportunities to attend events, seminars and workshops across Australia. During these events you will hear from business experts, understand key issues in the defence sector, share your experiences with peers and expand your networks.


As well as offering the complete suite of Enterprise Connect Services, the Defence Innovation Centre delivers three main services to its clients:

  • the Defence Industry Change Plan (DICP) which provides defence specific advice, guidance and implementation support to businesses
  • the Supplier Continuous Improvement Program (SCIP) which is a change program which results in a continuous sustainable improvement plan that contains improvements relevant to all your key customers, and
  • the Business Review involves a top-to-bottom analysis of your business which is carried out on site.

Our Business Advisers can also provide connections to researchers, industry associations, training and other sources of funding and advice. All of these services are confidential and delivered at no charge.

Funding is available through the Tailored Advisory Service (TAS) to help you implement the recommendations that flow from your Business Review or SCIP. Further information about the Tailored Advisory Service can be found in the Client Information Guide.

Defence Advisory Service (DAS) funding is also available to help you implement recommendations flowing from your DICP. Detailed information, including how to apply, eligibility, and obligations regarding defence specific services, can be found in the Defence Industry Innovation Centre Client Information Guide.

For further information on the Defence Industry Innovation Centre, please take a look at our fact sheet.