SAPC released its final report on the inquiry into Research and Development.

The Commission’s inquiry into Research and Development in South Australia was published on 19 April 2021 and is available on the Commission’s website together with the link to the Government’s response to the final report.

The inquiry has considered trends in public and private expenditure on Research and Development in South Australia as well how Research and Development contributes to long term productivity gains and economic growth. It has made recommendations on actions to raise the contribution of Research and Development to the state’s long-term productivity and economic growth rates.

The Commission acknowledges the contributions from state government agencies, universities, research institutes, businesses and peak bodies for their contributions to the final report.