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DEADLINE ALERT: BAE Systems Australia seeks Hunter Class innovators

BAE Systems maritime Australia is seeking innovative proposals to enhance safety in the construction of the Hunter class frigates. Photo: BAE Systems Australia

Calling all innovative companies! The BAE Systems Hunter Class Frigate Program (HCFP) is calling on all innovative Australian companies to submit proposals for Phase 1 of the ‘Digital Safety Innovation Challenge’ via the Industry Capability Network (ICN) Portal.

Successful applicants will be awarded up to $100,000 for Phase 1 of the challenge and have the opportunity to test and demonstrate their innovative technologies in collaboration with our Research and Technology team at the purpose-built Line Zero – Pilot Factory of the Future facility, located within Tonsley Innovation District in Adelaide’s south.
Help evaluate the capabilities of Digital Safety technologies within a test environment that replicates that of the Shipyard. The focus for Innovation Challenge Digital Safety surrounds three key areas:

  • Manual Handling
  • Extraction and Ventilation
  • Wearables for Safety

Applicants will need to register their company details on the ICN Portal. See the full details of the Request for Proposal (RFP) here.
For more information:
RFP closing date: January 29, 2021.

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