Space technology civil and commercial
Welcome to Adelaide
13 Neumann Space
14 Southern Hemisphere Space Studies Program
Adelaide’s advantages for Space technology
15 UniSA Institute for Telecommunications Research
16 The University of Adelaide and strategic space law
17 Flinders University
18 A supportive environment for innovators and entrepreneurs
10 Additive Rocket Corporation 11 The University of Adelaide – CubeSat 12 Inovor
20 How we can work with you
Welcome to Adelaide Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia, leads the nation for cutting edge technology development in areas including cyber, surveillance and simulation, driven by major defence and research programs. It is home to some of the world’s most sophisticated projects, including the A$50 billion Future Submarines Project, one of the world’s single biggest military contracts. Now, our state is leading the way in the development of a space economy for our nation. With a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, world class universities, vibrant incubators and co-working hubs, and fast growing venture capital support and interest, South Australia is the place for space.
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Adelaide, South Australia’s capital city, is the first city in Australia to:
The Government of South Australia is leading the charge for the establishment of an Australian Space Agency and has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the ACT Government in support of a Canberra-based agency with a prominent presence in Adelaide to take advantage of our state’s leadership in numerous high-tech industries.
>> Join the United States’ Ignite Gig City network (and the only city outside the US) >> Pass legislation to test autonomous vehicles on public roads >> Be selected as a Cisco “Lighthouse City”, joining cities such as Barcelona, Chicago, Hamburg and Dubai
South Australia is a progressive and ambitious Australian state and Adelaide is a modern and innovative city that is both vibrant and relaxed. Britain’s Sunday Times named it one of the best places in the world to live, and The Economist ranked it the world’s fifth most liveable city.
>> Deliver a state of the art innovation district, Tonsley, that also houses the national simulation and modelling peak body, Simulation Australasia >> Set targets for becoming world’s first carbon-neutral city >> Be home to Techstars first Asia-Pacific accelerator.
Australia’s defence hub
Proactive, stable government
Fertile ecosystem for tech companies
Techstars first Australian Accelerator
Network of successful start-ups
Australia’s only CISCO Lighthouse City
Home to the Space Industry Association of Australia
Smart & connected city
Investment Attraction South Australia | Space technology
Introduction New space technologies are critical to the operation and ongoing productivity of a wide range of industries, and to the broader fabric of Australian society. Spacerelated technology is so integrated in our daily lives now that we hardly notice it. Google maps, global roaming, real time transport updates, better weather forecasts and improved emergency services are what we now expect. South Australia is developing a vibrant, entrepreneurial space ecosystem. We are home to significant capabilities across a range of space related activities, including ground infrastructure and the processing of spatial information. South Australia is the first state in Australia to launch a Space Innovation and Growth Action Plan an