This award recognises outstanding collaborations between Western Australian Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and other players in the Defence space.
The current and emerging Defence market is focussed heavily on turn-key and low risk options that favour larger-scale solutions. Given that challenge, Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) seeking to engage with Defence will often need to pursue collaborations, either with each other or with larger organisations to create comprehensive solution that will meet the needs of Defence.
This Award, given to an SME, is in recognition of a collaboration that has benefitted Defence as the end user, and highlights the importance of collaboration in the current Defence environment.
The Collaboration may include the following, but is not limited to:
Larger than two-party collaborations are also encouraged to apply.
This award will judge entrants on the following criteria:
This award will be presented at the end of each calendar year, and winning SMEs will receive:
Launch at 2017 EOFY Function:
22 June 2017
15 October 2017
1 November 2017
AIDN WA Christmas Function