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Jon Bradshaw

Consulting engineer
Wintergate Group is a diverse business group that provides consulting, accounting, financial services and legal advice to the manufacturing, engineering, SMEs and family businesses. Our clients have involvement in the Aerospace and Defence Industry and we can relate to it, that is why I am keen and active on this SADIG committee.

Decision Analysis Services

DAS in an independent provider of advisory and programme delivery services to clients in the Defence, Government and Energy sectors. Within defence, we support enterprise-level planning through to the delivery of individual acquisition and sustainment programmes. Our services include: High-level affordability and strategic reviews, investment appraisal / options analysis, independent cost / risk assurance, project / programme delivery support and systems engineering.

Babcock International Group

Babcock Pty Ltd is the Marine and Technology Division of Babcock International Group serving Australia and New Zealand and based in Adelaide, SA. With representatives in Sydney and Canberra the combined workforce in the region is approximately 270, but worldwide around 26,000 skilled staff workers design, build, manage, operate and maintain assets that are vital to the delivery of many key public services. Our market-leading reputation is based on one key fact: Babcock is a partner which can be trusted to deliver.
Inventis Limited is an ASX listed company involved in the design, manufacture, sales and marketing of products and services whose foundation is based upon ‘inspiration’ and ‘innovation’. Inventis Limited consists of the following business units:
Opentec is Australia’s original rugged computer specialist, we have been supplying rugged portable computers and technologies since 1994.
BaseIT is the best source for IT security tools that are unique, specialised, and advanced beyond the mainstream. These include specialist security management platforms for SAP & Oracle/PeopleSoft, highly advanced digital signing tools that take away the complexity of such activities (and are legally enforceable in ANZ. We also provide scanning solutions for locating unencrypted information (credit card numbers, tax file numbers,etc) on networks and unsecured.
A new aerospace company building a Stratospheric airship capable of staying on station for several months, a solid Rocket Booster, a static test fire site near Broken Hill NSW, low end launch facilities near Darwin, NT.





Current activities: 1/. Mars MEDIAN mission architects, probe testing, design, communications. 2/. Test flights to the stratosphere for scientific data. 3/. a passive retro reflector that returns a code when scanned remotely (in space or on land).
Artis specialises in the design, development, management, integration and support of mission critical applications for leading Australian organisations.

Key to this is Artis's people and processes. We employ advanced thinkers who are leaders in their areas of expertise.

Artis maintains long term client relationships by listening and demonstrating business understanding in everything. The company utilises well developed processes, tailored to minimise risk and maximise value.
We have assembled a team of world-class scientists, physicians and national security practitioners that together develop cutting edge capabilities across the life sciences. 
Liberty's leadership team holds academic chairs and are professors at the world's leading academic institutions, to include: UNSW, Harvard, Stanford, Cornell and Washington University, St Louis.  
Liberty's national security membership includes former Presidential appointees and senior officers of the U.S and Australian Intelligence Community, U.S. Department of Justice, Department of Energy and elite operators drawn from the U.S and Australian militaries.
Engineering, project management and manufacturing for all industries.
Australian steel manufacture with downstream construction and manufacturing businesses and channel partners.

Silvertone Electronics

Australian UAV Technologies P/L trading as Silvertone Electronics is the designer, developer manufacturer and integrator of the Flamingo® Mk3 Remotely Piloted Aircraft.
The company has an over 40 year heritage in radio controlled aviation and has been involved under new management for the last 3 years in the newly specified Flamingo® Mk3.

It is involved in its integration with CISTECH Solutions ISR and Manet Communications systems for Military, Police and Emergency Services applications on a long endurance large payload platform due for demonstration in Q4 2017.
RDA Sydney is part of a national network of 55 Regional Development Australia Committees, RDA Sydney executive and staff possess a strong grass-roots understanding of the demographics and industry sectors in the Greater Sydney Region.The Sydney Aerospace and Defence Interest Group - SADIG (www.sadig.org.au) has been initiated and managed by RDA Sydney since it's establishment and launch in 2012.

Henderson Partners Business Solutions

Henderson Partners Business Solutions is a professional consulting firm that provides a range of business advisory and project management services to the Defence and Aviation industries.

We help established organisations realise Continuous Improvement Frameworks and we help growing businesses become Defence Ready and/or Aviation Ready. Our goal is to help businesses become more efficient, competitive, compliant, profitable and safe.

How we can help:

Specialising in business management, compliance, risk, and safety solutions, and utilising an impressive network of advisors and partner organisations; we deliver the innovative and proven solutions needed to tackle the challenges confronting active businesses. We apply management frameworks and risk controlled solutions that are different for every customer and every assignment.

Where we add value:

We bring value to our clients through management and support services applicable to:
- internal audit programs
- policies, procedures and manuals
- safety, quality and risk systems
- project management
- business establishment and diligence
- strategic growth and corporate planning
- tender response teams, and
- business mentoring
Advanced Manufacturing.

Australian Business Foundation

The Australian Business Foundation is an apolitical, non-profit, independent institute for research on business competitiveness. It's research focuses on contemporary and emerging issues that may impact on business in the medium and longer term.

The Foundation undertakes its research in collaboration with expert scholars and practitioners from Australia and around the world. The Foundation nurtures evidence-based research into business innovation and sustainability, emerging models of business competitiveness, and opportunities arising from the knowledge economy.

The Foundation is an approved research institute and deductible gift recipient under Australian taxation laws.

Peter Milevich MBA, MPropDev, BEc, Cert IV Property Services-Real Estate. Peter is a skilled property professional and consultant with a deep knowledge of real estate across the full property investment lifecycle. He is presently Managing Director at ParkCorpAdvisors specialists in property including on-airport property.
Prior to this Peter worked in London for Macquarie Bank and its airports fund Macquarie Airports as Senior Manager European Airports, and also as a Property Development Advisor and Consultant to Sydney Airport Corporation. He has held positions as Associate Director in the Corporate Finance and Real Estate Advisory Group at PwC, State Manager QLD and NSW Development Manager for Wilson Parking and with Lend Lease.
Peter has 25 years experience in property and project advisory, including unique specialist skills and operational business knowledge particularly within the transport industry, airport real estate and marina management.
Established in 2014, VisionFlex specialises in the design & manufacture of high quality imaging solutions for the healthcare & related sectors.
Visionflex provides world-leading imaging solutions based on new technology, intuitive software & ergonomic design.
Visionflex’s flagship product, the ProEX, is a multifunction medical imaging system & supports a variety of high-quality imaging probes. Included is an integrated video conferencing system for remote consultation, enabling users to share high quality images & video with other practitioners for diagnostic purposes.
The ProEX provides an ideal tele-health platform for remote sites, military installations/camps, ships & oil rigs.
The Visionflex team is committed to designing industry-leading medical devices that are effective, elegant, easy to use, & which conform to the most stringent customer & regulatory requirements. Visionflex maintains a certified Quality Management System through a systematic approach to risk management.

Mostyn Enterprises (Technologies) Pty Ltd

Mostyn Enterprises (Technologies) commenced its manufacturing operations in 1967 with the development of a range of industrial annunciator alarms systems and power supplies for the aviation industry.
These have progressed over time to include single board computers and associated peripheral boards, including VME based computing engines.
For the past 30 years, the other arm of the company has represented International Companies in avionics, navigation, 3D sonar, sonar sensors and RF products.
Mostyn Enterprises proudly support the Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company.

Hearnshaw and Partners

Specilaises in the commercialisation of companies and products in the technology and defence space. Also undertakes turnaround, M&A, and supporting material for raising venture capital. Undertakes internation business development and develops go-to-market strategies and corporate re-structures.

Major client is Commercialisation Australia where the Pricipal is engaged on a part-time based to provide services as a Case Manager.

Design + Industry Pty Limited

Design Industry is a product design and engineering consultancy. It is the largest and leading industrial design consultancy in Australia, specialising in the design and development of high technology business, industrial and medical and ruggedised products. We offer services from the initial conceptual design, through all stages of the engineering developments and into production.

· 25 years of operation with offices in Sydney and Melbourne
· Highly skilled international team consisting of 35 designers and engineers
· Outstanding reputation for achieving global design excellence
· Internationally renowned global leading clients
· Long lasting client relationships, locally and internationally
· Over 100 industry awards for design and engineering excellence
· Registered Research Agency endorsed by the Australian Federal Government
· 30% of revenue is generated by international clients
· Extensive network of proven suppliers and manufacturers worldwide
· Joint partner with Smart Design in the USA
Team with an industry leader who can help build your business with customer-driven technologies, while helping you expand into new markets.

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Memko Pty Ltd is an Australian owned company operating in the defence and aerospace sectors and offers engineering services, technology and training to assist and support customers in advanced and highly regulated industries.

A Dassault Systems agent for supply of PLM tools and CAD/CAM technologies and with a CASA appointment in approving repairs and modifications to aircraft, Memko has an established track record of successful implementations.

UNSW - Industrial Relations Research Centre

Working with a number of colleagues at UNSW on a Linkage Grant with a number of Industry Partners to research workforce development, skill and safety in the aircraft maintenance industry and in the aerospace industry more broadly.

We are also engaged in a study of manufacturing skill needs in South Western Sydney.
Australian Mines is an emerging global leader in scandium product, with operations in Qld and NSW
CAP-XX designs and manufactures supercapacitors. Supercapacitors store electrical energy but can delver and receive much higher power than comparably sized batteries. We also provide a variety of power electronic design services.

Paratus Defence Advisors

Defence focused product development group and business advisory firm. The company undertakes consulting assignments in commercialising defence technology in Australia, UK, USA, Israel, South Africa, Europe and SE Asia.

Particular expertise in finding and assessing partners and subcontractors for complex defence projects. Also provide assistance in Mergers and Acquisitions in high technology and international ventures and in contract negotiations.

In depth experience in developing tender documents under a modified Hyman Silver methodology based upon experience of doing the same for a number of defence companies in Australia, UK and the USA. The principals have successfully tendered for over $2B of defence business and as a result have created a business development methodology and commercialisation model which is being used in some of the biggest defence companies around the world.
We build connected hardware products that help your business grow.

We have completed projects for the RAAF and other defence clients.

We’re specialists in the design, development and manufacturing of medical devices, consumer wearables and industrial IoT products.
We're experts in Wireless technology, Electronics Design, Software and Sensors.

Frazer-Nash Consultancy Limited

Frazer-Nash is a world class systems and engineering technology organisation. We have extensive experience in the provision of specialist services to the defence and aerospace communities. We work across the complete life cycle of projects supporting research and concept studies, design, assessment, assurance, in-service and disposal issues, covering land, air, sea and joint system programmes. We opened our Australian office in 2010 and provide high quality engineering services in four broad areas:
1. Design services ' concept design and innovation, mechanical, structural and electrical systems.
2. Analysis services ' control systems, software development, fluids and heat transfer, structural integrity analysis and signature management.
3. Systems engineering ' system requirements, technology roadmapping, concept studies, technology development and through life support.
4. Project support services ' safety and environmental, human factors, reliability and maintainability and independent technical audit.

Aviation/Aerospace Australia

Aviation/Aerospace Australia is a not-for-profit and independent association, with an overarching objective to contribute to the long-term health and sustainability of Australia's aviation and aerospace sector.

Our objective is to contribute to the long-term health of the aviation and aerospace industries by providing:
/ INDUSTRY CAPABILITY
/ RESEARCH
/ INTERNATIONAL MARKETING
/ SKILLS
/ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Women in Aviation/Aerospace Australia
WA/AA is an initiative of A/AA with the aim to raise awareness of gender diversity and the participation and retention of women within the sector. WA/AA provides a network for women to connect with industry peers, inspire future generations to join the industry, and excel in their chosen careers.

A/AA NextGenNetwork
The network for early-to-mid career professionals and future leaders, providing an unparalleled range of leadership skills and professional development opportunities to grow your strategic thinking. Open to those in the industry 10 years or just starting out, university, trade or job qualified.
Laughing Mind is a consulting firm creating Empowering Digital Possibilities. We help clients integrate scalable on-premise and cloud-based systems, leveraging our role as Atlassian Experts with national scale project experience, blending best of breed solutions with smart, portable clean tech energy products. Our Collaboration, Community and Project systems connect thinking and productivity across time, people, place and purpose using Service Design tools, placing people at the centre of service, systems and process design. With project expertise in Human Factors, Healthcare, Digital Services and Asset Management, we help our clients find balanced solutions in the complex mix of business needs, technology, human factors, portable power and workplace health. Our portable solar product range works to keep mobile workforces powered up, connected and delivering with lightweight, robust clean-tech solutions from GoalZero and other alliance partners. Recognised at LandForces 2014 as an SME Innovation finalist, we are responsive to Defence operational needs.

Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research (ACSER), UNSW

Vision: To provide national leadership for space engineering research.


Purpose: To develop space capabilities relevant to Australia's needs through research, innovation and education.


ACSER was established in 2010 and aims to see the development of a sustainable space business ecosystem in Sydney. The centre has research strengths in satellite navigation, space systems and mission development.

CSIRO Future Manufacturing Flagship

CSIRO's Future Manufacturing Flagship aims to lead the development of cleaner advanced materials and manufacturing technologies to enable manufacturing companies to grow Australia's future productivity and prosperity.

Our research areas will meet the technological needs and deliver economic, environmental and social benefits across a number of industry sectors including:

Automotive
Aerospace
Defence
Textiles
Health
Building and infrastructure
Mining.

The expected outcomes will be:

Improving the flexibility and efficiency in production through new enabling technologies. Examples of these include direct, additive and digitised processes that allow the fabrication of materials to make complex objects or products layer upon layer, giving rise to the possibilities of mass customisation, a reduction of manufacturing steps and accelerated speed of production.

Reducing energy consumption and lower emissions and waste generation from manufacturing processes, moving towards zero-waste manufacturing.

Helping manufacturers create wealth from new products and services in new markets through 'Transformational and Disruptive Technologies'.


http://www.csiro.au/org/Future-Manufacturing-Flagship-Overview

Saber Astronautics is a space engineering company conducting cutting edge R&D in the fields of operations and logistics. We design tools for the emerging commercial space industry and apply them to everyday challenges on Earth.

We apply artificial intelligence to reduce waste in systems, connect platforms with customers, and solve complex and dynamic challenges. We are customer focused, leveraging our expertise to provide solutions which solve the needs of end users. 

This positions us to provide unique solutions to traditional industries in a way which is flexible, timely, and at competitive rates.