South Australians are creative; we innovate to overcome environmental, economic, and social challenges.
We are innovative in designs and technologies and we use our intellectual property to advance our state.
Public expenditure on research and development, as a proportion of Gross State Product, to be maintained at 1.2% to 2020
Increase the total gross value of university research income to 20% above South Australia's per capita share by 2014 and maintain thereafter
Exceed Australia’s ratio of business investment as a percentage of the economy by 2014 and maintain thereafter
Increase defence and defence industry annual contribution to our economy to $2.5 billion and employment to 37 000 people by 2020 (Milestone of $2 billion and 28 000 people by 2013)
Support the development of renewable energy so that it comprises 33% of the state's electricity production by 2020(Milestone of 20% by 2014)
Limit the carbon intensity of total South Australian electricity generation to 0.5 tonnes of CO2/MWh by 2020
By 2015, 90% of patients presenting to a public hospital emergency department will be seen, treated, and either discharged or admitted to hospital within four hours
By 2020, increase by 15% the number of students receiving an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank or equivalent in at least one of the following subjects: mathematics, physics or chemistry
Increase the number of domestic students completing undergraduate qualifications in specified science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields of education by 15 percentage points to 3,600 students per annum by 2020
Achieve a cumulative total of 100 private equity investments into South Australian companies between 2011 and 2020
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