DSTG is calling for expressions of interest from SMEs and StartUps interested in participating in a workshop to explore partnering opportunities with universities as part of the Human Performance Research Network HPRnet Symposium, which will be held from 01-02 December at Western Sydney University’s Westmead precinct.

HPRnet has funded over 20 projects some of which are now at the stage of potential collaboration with industry, with a view to transitioning new knowledge and technologies to achieve warfighter capability benefits through commercialisation . DSTG would like to increase the involvement of industry as part of furthering these projects, as well as broadening the HPRnet community.

HPRnet is focused on enhancing the physical and cognitive performance of military personnel, and is an established community of experts and innovators from universities, industry and other agencies. It draws together multidisciplinary teams from around the country who are co-invested in the delivery of significant outcomes for the warfighter, underpinned by world-class science. In addition, the network aims to establish a broader national capability that has the breadth and capacity to meet Defence’s needs in the future.  Please fill in the form at the attached link to submit your interest in partnering with HPRNet universities on their projects. You may choose multiple projects, but please only choose those relevant to you. The five broad themes are the topics are:

  • Human Systems Integration
  • Physical Preparation
  • Physical Augmentation
  • Cognitive Preparation 
  • Cognitive Augmentation

You can see the list of 24 projects on the EOI form, and can read more about each of these projects here.


Responses are due on 1 September  2022.

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