Booking Information


Virtual event

accessible from your workstation


24 Sep 2020



5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reference No


Accelerating Defence Innovation: Australia & UK Support

In partnership with:
UKDSE logo DASA Logo Defence innovation Hub logo

About event:

Australia and the UK have a rich history of working together on innovative new technologies. To further this, Austrade and the Department for International Trade’s UK Defence and Security Exports, are hosting a session on defence and security innovation.

Australian and UK businesses are invited to discover opportunities to accelerate their defence and security innovations through Australia’s Defence Innovation Hub and UK’s Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA).

Attendees will have the chance to hear from senior representatives from the Defence Innovation Hub and DASA about current opportunities, future capabilities of interest and what makes a successful bid. There will also be a Q&A opportunity.

Register to attend the session and discover more about innovation opportunities in defence and security across Australia and UK.

Who should attend:

Australian and UK defence and security industry, seeking opportunities to advance innovative products and solutions through Australia’s Defence Innovation Hub or UK’s Defence and Security Accelerator.

  • Deputy Head, Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA)
  • Dr. Tony Collins, Innovation Partner - International, Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA)
  • Andrew Hodgkinson, Assistant Secretary, Defence Capability and Innovation (Defence Innovation Hub)
  • Sam Webb, First Secretary Defence & Security, Australia and New Zealand, British High Commission Canberra
  • Jennifer Mackinlay, Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner, UK, Ireland and the Nordics, Austrade
  • Andy Thompson, Director - Defence & Security (UK), Austrade
Please note:

Austrade is recording this webinar session and may make the recorded version of the webinar (including all audio and visual elements) accessible to internal Austrade staff and the general public via the Austrade website and other communication means. For further information refer to the Privacy Policy.


These events are free, but participants must register. The registration confirmation email will include all webinar log-on information.


AEST 5–6pm / BST 8–9am


Register online

For more information please contact:

Michael Riera
Adviser - Defence, Advanced Manufacturing & Space
Austrade Sydney

Simon Fisher
Senior Adviser - Defence, Advanced Manufacturing & Space
Austrade Sydney