Defence Science Institute

Level 4, 204 Lygon Street, Carlton, VIC 3053

Legal Name: Defence Science Institute


Tel: +61 3 9035 3961


Primary Contact

Craig Butler,Engagement Manager

Tel: +61 3 9035 3961

Mobile: +61 (0) 417 350 359


  • Creating research networks for industry, the Defence Science and Technology Group and Victorian Universities
  • Aligning research capabilities with the needs of Australia Defence
  • Supporting defence industries in providing a one-stop shop to access Victorian universities' capabilities
  • Find an expert and find a capability services
  • Identify and place higher degree interns into industry


  • Access to world class academic institutions and researchers
  • Embedded researchers from DST Group and Victorian Universities
  • Strong relationship with US Defense Funding Agencies
  • Seed funding for appropriate research initiatives
  • Free Service, no claim to IP created

Key Partners

  • Most Major Victorian Universities
  • Defence Science and Technology Group

Key Customers

  • BAE Systems
  • Tectonica
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Northrop Grumman