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We are proud to be part of the Australian International Airshow Avalon 2023
The Airshow is one of Asia-Pacific's most prestigious aviation and aerospace events and the most comprehensive aviation, aerospace and defence exposition in the southern hemisphere.
The expo is a week-long trade exhibition held at Avalon airport (28 February to 3 March), followed by the Avalon 2023 public airshow on the weekend of 4 and 5 March.
Come visit us and explore our program of events as we showcase how Australia’s national science agency solves the greatest challenges through innovation, science and technology.
Program of events
All day, everyday experience our cross-cutting capabilities at the Extended Reality (XR) CSIRO Holobooth.
10:30AM - 11:00AM
A fireside chat with
All day we will be showcasing SME research and development collaborations.
Be inspired by innovative SMEs who are tapping into national R&D expertise.
9:30AM - 10:00AM:
Hear from: Conflux Technologies and Quasar Satellite Technologies
Hear from: Gangi Germicidal Systems, Defendtex and Metakosmos
10.00AM - 11:30AM
10:00AM - 10:30AM
Cyber Security & Critical Infrastructure
2:00PM - 2:30PM
The Quantum Opportunity
Meet and Greet Elanor Huntington
2:30PM - 4:00PM
SME networking afternoon
Join us for light refreshments and likeminded conversation.
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Avalon Conference Centre, Room 1
On show at the Airshow
Printed solar cells
Next-generation renewable energy technology for a net-zero future. We're also exploring space applications by combining our printed photovoltaic technology with shape memory alloys for rollable, lightweight and self-deployable power generation.
MOFS breathing apparatus
A new metal-based smart material can shield our soldiers against a broad spectrum of toxic chemicals, reducing the number of casualties. The breathing apparatus will be on display at the airshow.
Explore our capabilities
AquaWatch Australia Mission
The goal of AquaWatch is to establish a comprehensive ground-to-space national water quality monitoring system to safeguard our freshwater and coastal resources and grow Australia’s high-tech space industry.
Monitoring the pulse of the earth. Find out about our capabilities including data analytics and satellite calibration and validation, plus our management of Australia's share in NovaSAR-1.
Our Moon in a room
We're bringing space exploration down to Earth at our In-situ Resource Utilisation Facility, where you can test rovers and related equipment in a lunar-like environment.
Australia's Quantum Technology Industry
Quantum is one of our most promising growth opportunities to create new markets, new applications, and new jobs in Australia.
Space situational awareness, asteroid tracking and space communication
In addition to performing radio astronomy, our radio telescopes also perform space activities such as tracking satellites, spacecraft, and asteroids.
Learn about opportunities to work with us by industry
Growing the Australian space sector
We have a long and accomplished history in the space sector, from working with international space agencies to small enterprises.
We partner with the Department of Defence and companies working in the defence industry sector through our technology and commercialisation experience and multidisciplinary industrial research capability.
Explore how we work with partners to achieve impact
Building capability through a strategic partnership with Boeing
Improving sustainability and using digital technologies to boost productivity are examples of recent joint research programs being developed with Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company.
Quasar Satellite Technologies
Quasar Satellite Technologies is repurposing our phased array technology to build a ground station capable of communicating with multiple satellites at once, solving the biggest data congestion challenge facing the satellite industry today.
Programs and funding to support startups and SMEs
Collaboration Readiness Levels
Our Collaboration Readiness Levels will help you discover where your business is at, ready for your next R&D move. Use the digital tool to analyse your business' readiness to collaborate with an R&D partner and others.
Programs to connect SMEs with R&D
Discover our suite of programs and funding opportunities that support great partnerships between Australian small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with researchers at CSIRO and Australian universities.