About Us

The SmartSat CRC is a consortium of universities and other research organisations, partnered with industry that has been funded by the Australian Government to develop know-how and technologies in advanced telecommunications and IoT connectivity, intelligent satellite systems and Earth observation next generation data services. The impact of this research will be to develop intellectual property and a specialist industry expertise that will spawn new businesses, create export economic value and generate new high-tech jobs for all Australians.


A leading space industry-research collaboration, building Australia’s space capability, transforming our industrial sectors and improving the lives of every Australian to serve our nation.


To conduct translational research which creates game-changing technologies and generating know-how that will make our industries more competitive and future-proof the jobs of all Australians.


  • Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Integrity
  • Diversity & Inclusion