Innovation AWARDS

Wednesday 5 September
This event is open to Land Forces trade visitors, exhibitors and conference delegates and no registration is required.
Adelaide Convention Centre, Innovation Theatrette


The Aerospace Maritime and Defence Foundation of Australia Limited (AMDSFA) is a not-for-profit Foundation with an altruistic purpose: to promote the development of Australian industry capability in the fields of aviation, aerospace, maritime, defence and security.

It does this by organising major Australian events which act as an international showcase for Australian industry, research and academia. It also encourages and rewards Australian innovators in these fields by presenting Innovation Awards at each of these events.

Since 2013 AMDSFA has presented some $230,000-worth of SME and Young Innovator Awards.

AMDSFA runs its major events, and the Innovation Awards, through two not-for-profit subsidiaries: Aerospace Australia Limited (Avalon) and Industry Defence and Security Australia Limited (Pacific, Land Forces, CIVSEC).


Awards will be presented in the following categories:

  • LAND FORCES 2018 National Innovation Award
  • LAND FORCES 2018 SME Innovation Grant - $15,000
  • LAND FORCES 2018 Young Innovator Award - $15,000

Entries are particularly welcome in the following categories, in which the judges, at their discretion, may present additional prizes:-

  • Combat Equipment and Mobility
  • Autonomous and Unmanned Systems
  • Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) including Cyber Security

To register:
Registration is not required for this event, Land Forces trade visitors, exhibitors and conference delegates are welcome to attend on each and/or any day that they are available during the LAND FORCES 2018 event.

For further information:
Mr Greg Ferguson
Executive Manager Industry Development
Industry Defence Security Australia Limited