Adelaide's universities

In the top 1% of universities in the world

Adelaide Enterprise

Adelaide Enterprise manages the university’s commercialisation, IP licensing and spinout activity, delivering University technologies to the market.


In the top 2% of universities for life sciences in the world

Flinders Partners

Flinders Partners is the commercialisation agent for Flinders University’s academic research and intellectual property. It acts as an innovation catalyst, providing the crucial link between researchers, businesses and investors, connecting problems with solutions and creating opportunities with benefit and value for all.


Ranked 25 in the world, universities under 50 years old

UniSA Ventures

UniSA Ventures is the technology commercialisation arm of the University of South Australia. It translates research into products and services and is a link between the university and industry, allowing industry to tap into UniSA’s world-class expertise and capabilities. It operates independently from the university, allowing it to be flexible, creative and efficient.


Home to the Sansom Institute for Health Research, the Centre for Cancer Biology and a number of specialised research groups, the University of South Australia has an outstanding reputation for the delivery of research excellence in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of health issues.

UniSA collaborates with partners and UniSA Ventures to ensure innovative research and consultancy is conducted with a focus on applied knowledge in key areas of health, including:

Rankings source: Quacquarelli Symonds

Adelaide's top services export is higher education

Adelaide is Australia’s education city, with tens of thousands of international students studying at Adelaide’s leading heritage and international universities.

A diverse range of biomedical and life sciences courses are available across the state’s universities and public and private vocational training providers, ensuring workforce development opportunities and highly-skilled graduates for recruitment and business expansion.

For decades, Adelaide has been training the world’s students. In particular, Adelaide educational institutions have the ability to tailor courses to a specific country’s needs, and deliver training in areas such as:

Options include training your students and educators in Adelaide, or having our expert teachers deliver education locally in your country.

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Health Industries South Australia is the South Australian Government agency helping health and life sciences companies invest in Adelaide.