New Grants

Proposals for up to 2.5 year research plans will be considered and successful proposals may be funded up to $100,000 in the first six months and up to $500,000 in subsequent years. Successful bidders will be contracted for 6 months with two 12 month extension options.


What is the funding for?

Intelligent Decision Superiority (i-DS) is a program of work that, through automation and artificial intelligence, aims to improve the quality and speed of the processing, dissemination, exploitation, analysis, fusion and integration of ISR and real-time tactical systems data and information to provide decision superiority to the ADO. The i-DS Research Network is an initiative under the Next Generation Technologies Fund that seeks to engage academia, industry and other government research agencies in research activities across a range of focus areas. The focus of this call is Human and AI interaction.


Eligibility – who can access this grant?

  • Defence security clearance  personnel suitability requirements as described in the Call for Proposals
  • Applicants must hold an Australian Business Number (ABN) or a New Zealand Business Number (NZBN) to participate in this procurement

How do I apply?

More details can be found online at

Tender responses are to be submitted electronically via the AusTender website using the ‘Lodgement Page’ link on this tender notification.

Closing date: 3-Dec-2019 4:30 pm (ACT Local Time)


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