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Whether you are starting or furthering your career, growing your business, or wanting better lifestyle opportunities for you and your family, South Australia has more to offer.

Supporting Innovation in South Australia visa

The Supporting Innovation in South Australia (SISA) pilot is designed to attract promising overseas seed-stage entrepreneurs to develop their concepts in South Australia.

This is a temporary visa for seed-stage entrepreneurs who are seeking to develop their business concept, add value to the local innovation eco-system, create jobs, and increase the number of business startups in South Australia.

Who can apply for this visa?

This visa is for seed-stage entrepreneurs who have an innovative idea with a project proposal on how you intend to further your concept. Priority will be given to proposals in the following industry sectors:

  • Defence and Space
  • Digital, including Cyber Security, Big Data, and Blockchain
  • Food, Wine and AgTech
  • Health and Medical Technology
  • Robotics
  • Media and Film

You must be under 45 years of age at the time of application and continue to be involved in the South Australian innovation sector for the duration of your temporary visa.

South Australian Landing Pad

Support for international early-stage and scaleups that have raised capital and looking to set up their first investment in the Asia Pacific Region, Australia or South Australia.

The South Australian Landing Pad offers support and assistance in the three key areas most important when establishing in a new jurisdiction: funding to access our unique innovation and coworking hubs, funding to access professional support and advice, and case management to help you navigate, network and participate in the local ecosystem.

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