Business climate and structure
Adelaide business and growth
Adelaide's business ecosystem
The City of Adelaide helps businesses to connect with local decision makers, to identify funding and support options, and to enable growth in their success.
Business clusters and precincts
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.
Strong focus on systems development and integration, information communication technology, advanced manufacturing and electronics.
Collaborative workspace for game developers and related specialist technology start-ups.
Technology Park Adelaide
Anchored by global companies such as Codan, Daronmont Technologies, Lockheed Martin, Optus, Saab Australia and Tindo Solar, the park is now home to over 100 companies.
Tonsley Innovation District
Bringing together research, business, government to connect and collaborate.
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.
Department for Trade and Investment - Creative industries
South Australia’s culture of creativity and innovation is helping to inspire new enterprises and attract leading companies to South Australia.
South Australia is home to $90 billion worth of Australian defence projects including the $50 billion Future Submarine program and the $35 billion Future Frigates program
Energy and mining
South Australia boasts an abundance of natural assets – including significant deposits of copper, gold, iron ore, graphite and petroleum.
Food, wine and agribusiness
South Australia provides an ideal environment for innovation and investment for international food and beverage companies seeking growth.
Health and medical industries
The centrepiece of South Australia’s health and medical industries is our BioMed City, one of the largest health precincts in the Southern Hemisphere.
With our world-class capabilities in hi-tech, our state is demonstrating pioneering enterprise in automation, defence, photonics and frontier materials.
South Australia’s international education sector plays a critical role in our economy and continues to attract new students, new industries and new investors to our state.
Space industries within our state are given a boost by the Australian Space Agency as we grow the state’s space economy.