Follow the leaders


Follow the leaders

Big tech companies are in Adelaide for A.I.

South Australia has world-leading capabilities in artificial intelligence and data analytics. 

Establishing your business in South Australia provides a unique opportunity to engage with cutting-edge technology and evaluate emerging AI innovation. 

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We are world leaders in artificial intelligence

"Data and AI are key to the next generation of personalisation so CBA is really drawn to Adelaide’s AI and machine learning focus, and the breadth and depth of the talent pool locally."

Brendan Hopper, CIO for Technology, Commonwealth Bank Australia

"South Australia has a great sustainability track record. This world-first collaboration with the South Australian Government will help accelerate the state’s transition to net zero."

Barry Dietrich, General Manager Public Sector and Healthcare APAC 
Amazon’s Adelaide office is growing teams across Amazon Web Services, Amazon’s cloud computing subsidiary, and Amazon Sciences, a team carrying out world-leading AI and machine learning research.

"Adelaide has established itself as the very heart of Australia's space industry. We have joined Adelaide's Lot Fourteen precinct where we are focused on innovating with and investing in the space industry."

Lynn McDonald, Azure Space Lead, Microsoft Australia

"Adelaide’s vision to become a centre for innovation and technology aligns with our focus to accelerate the digital agenda and sustainability ambitions of Australian businesses."

Jane Livesey, CEO, Australia and New Zealand 

"We have chosen Adelaide as the home of our first Australian Centre for Innovation and Technology because we have enormous confidence in the South Australian economy and the exceptional talent market that exists in the region."

Hendri Mentz, Adelaide office Managing Partner

“We are incredibly proud of the success of our Adelaide Hub and the jobs growth we have been able to deliver in South Australia over the last year. Adelaide is a highly attractive destination for companies and first-class talent looking to deliver technological and scientific excellence and we are privileged to be a part of this momentum. ”

Peter Burns, CEO Accenture Australia and New Zealand 

"Nokia has established a National 5G Industrial Incubation Lab in South Australia, an important capability to harness the power of 5G for all Australian industries.”

Andrew Cope, Nokia  Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand

Adelaide’s innovation ecosystem

Collaboration is in our DNA here in South Australia. You will have access to some of the best innovation precincts where high-profile businesses, academia, industry bodies and government are co-located and working together.

  • Lot Fourteen

    Lot Fourteen is a space that fosters collaboration and innovation across sectors and disciplines, including defence and space, artificial intelligence, digital health, machine learning and robotics, cyber security and creative industries.

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  • Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML)

    The Australian Institute for Machine Learning is working with the defence sector on how to make the best decisions in rapidly changing scenarios.

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  • MIT Adelaide Living Lab

    The Lab is a collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) supported by the Government of South Australia. The Lab facilitates data focused projects that rely on collaborative innovation consortiums to create next generation data infrastructure that have global applications.

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Mark Wheeler

Mark Wheeler

Director, Health and Acting Director, Critical Technologies, AI and Digital Health

Works with companies to develop projects, negotiate and structure investments, remove barriers, solve problems and support industry.


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