JOBS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH FUND CAPACITY FOR NEW INITIATIVES OVER THE NEXT 4 YEARS
$244m ALLOCATED TO DATE, INCLUDING:
SASAT1 SPACE SERVICES MISSION DEMONSTRATOR
$6.6m OVER 5 YEARS
Local manufacture of a small satellite to deliver space-derived services to the state. The satellite will be delivered and launched in mid-2022, with data collection and operations until 2025.
NATIONAL TEST MINE AND INNOVATION CENTRE
$8m OVER 3 YEARS
Supports the establishment of the Arkani Ngura National Test Mine and Innovation Centre at the existing OZ Minerals Prominent Hill Mine, to support the development and commercialisation of technology in the resources, space and defence sectors.
CONTINUATION OF DEFENCE INNOVATION PARTNERSHIP
$7.9m OVER 4 YEARS
Extend and expand the Defence Innovation Partnership including a new ‘Activator’ fund to support larger scale research and development.
WINE EXPORT RECOVERY AND EXPANSION
$5.4m OVER 4 YEARS
Support for South Australian wine industry export growth and diversification in priority markets.
UNISA AUSTRALIAN CENTRE FOR BUSINESS GROWTH
$2m OVER 5 YEARS
Supports the creation of a new position, the Playford Professor of Business Growth, and provides continued support for outreach activities included in the centre’s Growing South Australian Companies program.
PLANT-BASED FOOD INCUBATOR
$2m IN 2021-22
Establishment of the Waite Plant-Based Food Incubator Laboratory providing research and development infrastructure supporting plant-based ingredient development.
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND HEALTH HUB
$1.6m OVER 4 YEARS
Grants to artificial intelligence and health technology companies to foster innovation and project support activities including investment concierge services.
SEAWEED - SOUTH AUSTRALIA'S NEXT BIG MARINE INDUSTRY
$1.5m OVER 2 YEARS
Activities to support the establishment of a commercial seaweed industry in South Australia.
HYLOGGER 4 TECHNOLOGY
$1.1m OVER 5 YEARS
Purchase and operation of a new state of the art spectral geoscience instrument at the State Drill Core Library allowing for improved identification of geological samples.
EXTENSION OF THE DEFENCE AND SPACE LANDING PAD
$860 000 OVER 3 YEARS
Extension of the Defence and Space Landing Pad program supporting international defence and space companies that bring new, sought-after capability to South Australia.