DTC Growing or Emerging Award

Applications are now closed.

The DTC Growing and Emerging Award recognises an SME (less than 200 employees) who is either:

  • increasing its market share in the defence sector;
  • new to defence and has recently had successive defence wins; or
  • a start-up, that is bringing a new product/service/research to the defence market.

The category includes domestic defence or export defence markets.

Eligibility Criteria
  • The applicant must be a financial DTC member;
  • The project that the award applies must be ongoing in this current year or have been completed within the past 24 months, but may have commenced up to 3 years prior; and
  • The project must have resulted in a commercial outcome and cannot be an arrangement currently bidding.
Evaluation Criteria
  • Demonstrated growth in turnover in the defence market (domestic or export) OR
  • Recently entered the defence market and has a clear strategy, supported by a bid pipeline to continue this growth OR
  • The approach, product or service taken to market is innovative. It either addresses a defence capability gap or it enhances defence capability by reducing sustainment costs.


Applications are now closed.