Defence is seeking expressions of interest from Australian research partners to contribute as advisors to the co-design, implementation and quality assurance of the Operating in CBRN Environments (OCE) STaR Shot research program.

The Advisory Group will assist the OCE STaR Shot leadership in the ongoing development of the OCE STaR Shot program; talent and activity identification; selection of implementation approaches; evaluation of STaR Shot products; and setting the direction of future research.

How to Apply

Expressions of Interest are open to Australian universities, research organisations and industry including SME’s. Submissions should be no longer than four (4) pages outlining a relevant experience and interest in the program addressing the following:

  • A model of engagement which includes capacity and capability to establish and maintain partnering capability; and
  • An appreciation of OCE STaR Shot related research and innovation challenges addressing one or more of the research priorities outlined above, including proposed expertise that they can provide to the Community Advisory Group.

Submissions should be in pdf format and sent via email to by 24 February 2021.

Submissions will be assessed by a panel from DST Group. Selected submissions will then be invited for discussions to further develop the Community Advisory Group.

All submissions will be handled in confidence.


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