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South Australia's landscape
World-class health and life sciences ecosystem
Leader for personalised health innovation
World-class hi-tech capabilities
Australia’s most experienced and complete clinical trial ecosystem
43.5% R&D tax incentive
Home of Australia’s medtech programs
GLP, GMP and CDMO manufacturing
Advanced device manufacturing capabilities
Top biotech and drug development
R&D leader across STEM
Adelaide BioMed City - An ecosystem of innovation
Adelaide is Australia’s home for AI and data analytics driven innovation and is leading the nation in AI in healthcare.
- Australian Institute for Machine Learning
- Centre for Augmented Reasoning
- MIT bigdata Living Lab
- Digital Health CRC
- Research Centre for Immersive and Virtual Environments
- Amazon Web Services Applied Sciences
End-to-end clinical trials in South Australia
South Australia’s collaborative ecosystem connects deep clinical research, manufacturing and an end-to-end clinical trial supply chain with world-class infrastructure and digital capabilities for drug development, advanced manufacturing and health innovation.
As a strategic entry point for exploring the Australian trials sector, our expertise provides an efficient pathway to clinical trial conduct.
Start in South Australia to leverage the Australian Advantage
- Efficient regulatory framework saves up to one year in regulatory timelines.
- Investigational new drug application (IND) not required.
- Globally accepted data with the highest quality standards for submission to regulatory agencies including the US FDA, UK HMRA, EU EMA, and Japan PDMA.
- 43.5% R&D tax incentive
South Australian Advantage
Australia’s most experienced providers operate in South Australia, creating the nation’s most comprehensive, connected and supportive clinical trial ecosystem providing support across the entire supply chain:
- Local ethics approval and an advanced ecosystem allows you to start trials in five to six weeks.
- Save by collaborating with experienced partners, providing specialist advice for you to operate efficiently, de-risk and add value to your trial exploration, setup and conduct.
Our globally unique ecosystem provides a trusted and connected environment for you to partner and innovate, maximising value for your organisation.
Innovation and research hubs
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.
Adelaide BioMed City
Adelaide Biomed City is one of the largest health and life sciences clusters in the Southern Hemisphere and brings together research, education, clinical care and business development.
Flinders Medical Centre (FMC)
FMC has an international reputation as one of Australia’s finest public teaching hospitals and as a centre for research excellence. It is co-located with the Flinders University School of Medicine and Flinders Private Hospital.
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.
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.
Technology Park is an established hub of defence and aerospace, advanced electronics, health, training, consulting, and information communication technology companies. Technology Park Adelaide provides a thriving environment for business collaboration and networking.
Tonsley Innovation District
Tonsley is a hub for advanced manufacturing businesses and services specialising in high-growth sectors: health, medical devices and assistive technologies, cleantech and renewable energy, software and simulation, mining and energy services.
Our industry clusters provide strong intellectual and research foundations, providing opportunities to share talent, technology and infrastructure.
With global acknowledgement that aviation is a vital catalyst for economic growth, Airport Business District is a key economic gateway that seamless integrates zones for a range of industries.
An easy-to-use passive telepresence device for aged care facility residents that can be used by someone with MCI or limited eyesight.
Investment: Direct investment
Aucentra offers the opportunity for bespoke investment in an exciting Australian entity with outstanding records of success in accelerating the development of cutting-edge science into new therapies.
Investment: Direct investment
Carina Biotech: Cellular immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer
Carina is creating a future that defeats cancer, empowering patients to fight their disease. Our next-generation technologies harness the power of the immune system through targeted T-cell therapy.