Department of State Development


Boost for start-ups to commercialise their ideas

18 Nov 2016 Innovation, Science

South Australia’s entrepreneurs and innovative organisations looking to commercialise products and services will be supported through a new grant program.

Adelaide first to join global Gig City Network

28 Sep 2016 Innovation, Science

Adelaide has confirmed its status as one of the most connected cities in the world, after the signing of a landmark agreement between the South Australian Government and internet applications development organisation US Ignite.

Pioneering research into ancient DNA earns scientist top SA award

12 Aug 2016 Science, Innovation

Extracting and using ancient DNA to reveal clues about the past has won a local professor the title of South Australia’s Scientist of the Year.

$7.5 million to boost innovation and collaboration in SA

12 Aug 2016 Innovation, Science

The State Government will invest $7.5 million in the University of South Australia’s Future Industries Institute to encourage innovation and collaboration, and to develop new industries that can create jobs for the future.

Discover the world of drones, droids, and robots during National Science Week

05 Aug 2016 Science, Innovation

National Science Week is a time to celebrate the scientific endeavours of South Australians, acknowledging the amazing contributions they make to our society.

New regional science hubs for the Far North and Eyre and Western region

05 Aug 2016 Science, Innovation

New regional science hubs in South Australia’s Far North and Eyre and Western regions will showcase science and engage people in educational and entertaining activities.

TechInSA to help grow high-tech industry and jobs

03 Aug 2016 Science, Innovation

The State Government’s bioscience agency will be given broader responsibility to promote and build South Australia’s growing reputation as a centre for innovation and entrepreneurship.

Finalists announced for State’s top science awards

19 Jul 2016 Science, Innovation

Sixteen exceptional scientists, researchers, innovators, educators, and industry organisations have been named as finalists for the 2016 South Australian Science Excellence Awards.

Key sponsorship boosts South Australia’s defence and STEM capabilities

11 Jul 2016 Skills, Science, Innovation

Defence technology and innovation company Lockheed Martin Australia will be sponsoring university students in two programs which aim to strengthen their skills and experience to boost South Australia's defence and science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) credentials.

Adelaide hosting Australia’s largest medical technologies conference

10 May 2016 Science

More than 250 global, national, and local medical technologies professionals are in Adelaide for Australia’s premier medical technologies event – the AusMedTech Conference.