National Security Science and Innovation Strategy
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About the Strategy
The National Security Science and Innovation Strategy aims to enhance the application of science and innovation to national security. It establishes a unified set of national security objectives for science and innovation and an annual process for the national security community to communicate their science and innovation priorities to researchers, entrepreneurs and funding programs. The Strategy will facilitate better collaboration, more relevant research and development, and the enhancement of required research capabilities.
The development of the Strategy was announced by the Prime Minister in the inaugural National Security Statement, delivered to Parliament on 4 December 2008. Extensive consultation across all levels of government and with academic, private sector and international partners has informed its preparation. The Strategy was agreed to by the National Security Committee of Cabinet and publicly launched on 24 November 2009 by the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, the Hon Anthony Byrne MP.
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National Security Science and Innovation Directory
The National Security Science and Innovation Strategy committed to the creation of a National Security Science and Innovation Directory, and its first iteration was released alongside the Strategy. This document provides an easily accessible reference point for individuals and organisations interested in engaging in national security science and innovation activities.
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