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Celebrating the importance of science, research and innovation in 2023.
Helping you find a career in one of South Australia's fast-growing industries.
Building a strong and innovative manufacturing sector for South Australia’s continued participation in the global economy.
Driving economic growth in South Australia through Critical Technologies.
Growing South Australia's workforce to support delivery of complex defence projects.
Find out how technological and environmental change is transforming industry.
Finding opportunities through research, translation and commercialisation.
Creating a progressive, globally recognised and internationally competitive higher education sector.
Supporting South Australia's industry to attract and retain the workforce it needs.
Supporting South Australia's small and family businesses to operate, grow and succeed.
South Australia’s Small Business Strategy 2023-2030 is designed to support small businesses to adapt, grow and succeed, now and into the future.
Learn about how the State Government is working with The University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia to create a combined new university for our state.
Supporting researchers, entrepreneurs and businesses to accelerate their progress through funding from the State Government.
Equipping innovative, early-stage South Australian startups with grant funding to support the commercialisation of an innovative product or service.
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Learn more about the Ministers responsible for the portfolio of the Department for Industry, Innovation and Science.
Read about our Executive leadership team and the Chief Scientist for South Australia and South Australian Chief Entrepreneur.
Find information relating to Freedom of Information, proactive disclosure and our Reconciliation Action Plan plus more.
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The South Australian Chief Entrepreneur provides high level, independent advice to the South Australian Cabinet and the business community to enable entrepreneurialism across all forms of business, industry and the public sector.
Sitting within the Department for Industry, Innovation and Science, the Office of the South Australian Chief Entrepreneur guides the implementation of actions set out within the Future Industries eXchange for Entrepreneurship (FIXE) strategy.
The current Chief Entrepreneur for South Australia is Andrew Nunn, Chairman and Executive Director of JBS&G Australia—one of Australia’s largest privately owned environmental consulting companies.
Andrew steps into the role of South Australian Chief Entrepreneur with decades of experience as an environmental consultant, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is director of several companies focused on property development, private equity investments and entertainment opportunities.
In partnership with his wife Alexandra Dimos, Andrew also founded the Nunn Dimos Foundation, a philanthropic fund focused on supporting key social and arts causes in South Australia.
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