Australia: Unlocking a better future


Australian ingenuity and innovation will feature at the Australian Pavilion, connecting business and industry at Expo 2020 Dubai.

Ranked fifth for global entrepreneurship (GEI 2018)
Solving the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology
Australian firms are active in innovation

Opportunities in Australia’s dynamic industries

Australia is an innovator of intelligent health solutions. With 500 MedTech companies and a thriving A$11 billion industry, being ranked 11th in the world for total market value, Australia is a global leader in medical technologies which is supported by a robust regulatory and funding system and world-class healthcare system. Australia is a compelling destination to test, develop and commercialise digital health technologies having capability in precision medicine, AI and immersive reality. Australia offers investment opportunities ranging from discovery research through to product development partnerships in biotech, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, tropical medicines and digital health areas.
Australia has enterprises developing globally relevant solutions enabling farmers and food producers to manage key challenges. Known globally for its clean, green and safe produce, Australia’s reputation as a leading agricultural producer is well-established. Australia is also a leader in ag biotechnology, farm management solutions, agricultural robotics, novel farming systems and supply chain technology. The integrated relationship between farmers, industry and research institutions reinforces a drive for innovation that creates dynamic collaboration opportunities for international enterprises. The new digital platform Agriculture 4.0 will assist investors and entrepreneurs to connect with the Australian AgTech and FoodTech sector.
Australia has 700 FinTech startups developing innovative technological solutions and business models, some of which are included in the top 100 FinTech companies in the world. Our rapidly evolving FinTech sector includes developments in areas such as payments, wallets and supply chain, open banking and consumer data right (CDR), wealth and investment, data and analytics. Australia’s major banks are trialing blockchain technology and Augmented Reality (AR) for delivery of services.
Australia has more than 650 Edtech companies providing solutions for student recruitment and admissions; testing and assessment; teaching and learning; accreditation and credentials management; student financing and parental engagement, with key strengths in learning management systems, online assessment solutions and gamified numeracy and literacy solutions. With an expected market growth of A$1.7 billion by 2022, Australia is committed to designing world-leading education and training products, platforms and applications and continuing to set the benchmark for the EdTech industry around the world.

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