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Industry clusters

  • Lot Fourteen Innovation Precinct

    Adelaide’s creation and innovation neighbourhood spans seven hectares and is a mixed-use precinct that combines nature, culture, enterprise and people in a way only Adelaide can.

  • Tonsley Innovation District

    Bringing together research, business, government to connect and collaborate.

  • Adelaide BioMed City

    The centrepiece of South Australia’s health and medical industries is Adelaide BioMed City - one of the largest health precincts in the Southern Hemisphere.

  • Flinders Village

    A new development of a world-class health research facility, providing state of the art research facilities, as well as teaching simulation and clinical research spaces.

  • Mission Control

    A focal point for space missions in Australia, providing real-time control and testing.

Industry organisation

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Bigdata Living Lab

    A collaborative research initiative led by the South Australian Government in partnership with MIT, BankSA, Optus and DSpark.

  • Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML)

    Global leaders in machine learning research and high-impact research translation.

  • Australian Cyber Collaboration Centre (A3C)

    Assisting businesses to understand and navigate the cyber specialists and ecosystem to address their specific cyber needs.

  • Joint Cyber Security Centre (JCSC)

    JCSC works with business, government and academic partners and experts to investigate and develop solutions to cyber security threats.

Industry resources

  • South Australian Space Industry Centre (SASIC)

    Established by the South Australian Government, SASIC drives space industry innovation, research and entrepreneurial development.

  • Defence Capability Directory

    The industry directory showcases the breadth and depth of South Australia capabilities.

  • Australian Space Agency

    Transforming and growing a globally respected space industry.

  • Space Discovery Centre

    The centre will open in 2021 and provide science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, engagement and inspiration for young Australians.

  • GigCity

    South Australia’s high-speed internet network that connects more than 300 businesses across 27 innovation precincts.

  • Ten Gigabit Adelaide

    Ten Gigabit Adelaide is a revolutionary high-speed, high-performance fibre optic data network that is being rolled out to commercial buildings across the City of Adelaide.

Investment bodies and organisations

  • Economic and Business Growth Fund

    $100 million has been committed by the South Australian Government to promote economic growth in the state by encouraging the growth of existing industries, developing new industries, building international connections and attracting foreign and national direct investment.

  • Venture Catalyst Fund

    An initiative of the South Australian Government and the University of South Australia encouraging student entrepreneurship and the creation of local startups by providing funding for early-stage ventures founded by UniSA students and recent graduates.

  • Collaborative Research Fund

    Providing up to $150,000 to support genuine collaboration across government, universities and industry as a catalyst for defence-relevant research, development and innovation.

  • Research, Commercialisation and Startup Fund

    $27.9 million fund supporting researchers, entrepreneurs and businesses to accelerate their progress with funding from the South Australian Government.

  • Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC)

    Nationwide network of manufacturers, universities and research institutions, and export hubs.

  • Innovation Connections

    Up to $50,000 in matched funding to work on collaborative projects to address technology and knowledge gaps.

Knowledge and innovation

  • Institute for Telecommunications Research

    An internationally recognised research organisation, specialising in research, education and technology development for wireless communications with satellite and terrestrial applications.

  • ThincLab

    Home to creative thinkers, the rule-breakers, the challengers – the ones who see the world differently, and for whom ideas are everything and the future is unlimited.

  • University of South Australia Advanced Computing Research Centre

    The centre has relationships and links with prominent Australian and international IT organisations.

  • SmartSat Collaborative Research Centre

    A consortium of universities and other research organisations partnered with industry to develop technology.

  • Innovation and Collaboration Centre

    A strategic partnership between the University of South Australia and the South Australian Government, supporting technology-based incubation and business growth.

  • Flinders University - New Ventures Institute

    Linking business, government and the community sector to the university offerings. We showcase the R&D innovations of the future, and ensure robust industry–university links.

  • Future Industries Institute (FII)

    The University of South Australia’s Future Industries Institute focuses on building knowledge and capacity in core future industries and develops internationally competitive research capacity.

  • Carnegie Mellon University

    A private, global, research university which stands among the world’s most renowned educational institutions.

  • Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS)

    IPAS at The University of Adelaide is a global hub of photonics research, creating transformational new approaches to sensing and transdisciplinary problem solvers.

Primary connections

  • Department for Innovation and Skills

    The Department for Innovation and Skills is responsible for supporting South Australia’s future economy, creating prosperity and opportunity for the people that choose to live and work in our State.

  • Defence Innovation Partnership

    Building connections for defence research, development and innovation.

Sector insights

  • Hi-tech

    With our world-class capabilities in hi-tech, our state is demonstrating pioneering enterprise in automation, defence, photonics and frontier materials.

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