Vision:
South Australians are creative; we innovate to overcome environmental, economic, and social challenges.

Goal:
Our research and development builds on our competitive strengths and addresses weaknesses.

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Primary Targets

95. Industry collaboration, research and development commercialisation

Increase to $650m total gross cumulative value of industry and other funding for research earned by universities and state-based publicly funded research institutions by 2020

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Related Targets

37. Total exports

Increase the value of South Australia's export income to $25 billion by 2020

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39. Competitive business climate

Maintain Adelaide’s rating as the least costly place to set up and do business in Australia and continue to improve our position internationally

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41. Minerals exploration

Exploration expenditure in South Australia to be maintained in excess of $200 million per annum until 2015

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97. University research income

Increase the total gross value of university research income to 20% above South Australia's per capita share by 2014 and maintain thereafter

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98. Business research expenditure

Increase business expenditure on research and development to 1.5% of GSP by 2014, and increase to 2.0% by 2020

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