Supporting businesses to start, grow and succeed, and to connect businesses to the array of government services.
Providing pathways to living, working or establishing in South Australia.
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.
Supporting South Australian entrepreneurs to start and scale their businesses.
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.
Find out more about the Department for Industry, Innovation and Science including Ministers, leadership and people, corporate governance and more.
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.
We engage with industry, all levels of government, the skills and education sector and local communities to inform and shape the development of future projects, policies and strategies.
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