APR.Intern is a not-for-profit national program building links between businesses and universities. This partnership with Defence Science Institute (DSI) will provide financial support to businesses servicing the defence sector, delivering a cost effective solution for tackling research challenges.
Businesses can access high-end quantitative and analytical expertise from Australia’s leading universities to benefit the defence industry.
Postgraduate students, along with their university supervisors, come from all disciplines to partner with industry through 3-5 month tightly focused research internships.
The DSI was established in 2010 within the University of Melbourne. It is funded jointly by the State Government of Victoria, the Commonwealth Government’s Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group and the University of Melbourne. The Defence Science Institute harnesses the capabilities of Victoria’s universities to deliver integrated multi-disciplinary solutions for the defence sector and facilitate the growth of defence science research networks between academia, DST Group and defence industry.
3-MONTH PROJECT COST: $20K
DSI VOUCHER CONTRIBUTION: $10K
INDUSTRY PARTNER UPFRONT COMMITMENT: $10K
GOV. REBATE TO INDUSTRY PARTNER: $5K
NET COST TO INDUSTRY PARTNER: $5K