University Networks

Defence Innovation Network (DIN) - NSW Defence Innovation Network is a university-led initiative of the NSW Government and the Defence Science and Technology Group to enhance NSW Defence industry capability through collaboration with government and academic research institutions. The DIN focuses bringing world-class research capabilities and innovation to the defence sector.

NSW Circular Economy Innovation Network - NSW Circular is a network that brings together stakeholders from across Government, Industry, Research Organisations and Communities to find innovative solutions to reduce and reuse waste and materials and enhance sustainability. It aims to contribute to the development of a circular economy by fostering a more sustainable approach to the design of goods and services, use of resources and management of waste.

NSW Cyber Security Innovation Node - The NSW Cyber Security Innovation Node is part of a national network of cyber security innovation nodes, designed to foster and accelerate cyber capability and innovation across the country. The Node is designed to leverage and develop cyber capability in NSW, foster collaboration between cyber security stakeholders, drive innovation, and strengthen economic opportunity for NSW.

NSW Smart Sensor Network (NSSN) - NSSN brings together the world class research taking place in NSW universities with state government agencies and industry, to develop innovative solutions to key challenges in energy, resources, manufacturing, the environment, transport, agriculture, space and health - that cutting edge research in smart sensing could play a critical role in solving.

NUW Alliance – The NUW Alliance, a commitment by the University of Newcastle, the University of New South Wales and the University of Wollongong, aims to harness shared experience, global reach and excellence in innovation. With a geographical reach from the Mid North Coast to the South Coast, this collaboration is the first grouping of its kind in Australia.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.