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At Investment NSW, we are dedicated to boosting research and development, fostering startups and innovation and growing priority sectors and precincts across the state.

Sydney startup hub

The Sydney Startup Hub facilitates the jobs of the future, by supporting the innovation ecosystem and making New South Wales the most effective place in Australia to establish a business.​​

Find out how you can join the community for founders and entrepreneurs, to share, learn, build networks, and bring your ideas to life.

Western Sydney startup hub

Building on the success of the Sydney Startup Hub, the Western Sydney Startup Hub opened its doors in November, 2022. 

Based in Paramatta, the hub supports the creation and growth of innovative technology startups, scaleups and businesses in Western Sydney. 

Find out how you can get involved. 

Innovation productivity

The NSW Innovation and Productivity Council delivers unique, forward-looking research related to innovation, productivity and efficiency, to inform strategic thinking by the New South Wales Government.

They inform, advise and champion policies, programs and strategies to drive innovation, competitiveness. and productivity for the state's ongoing economic prosperity. 

Tech central

Home to our brightest minds and most innovative institutions, the Tech Central precinct is a collection of six neighbourhoods, anchored around Central Station in Sydney's CBD. Together they form one of the densest and most vibrant innovation corridors in Australia. 

Tech Central is where people can come together to innovate, disrupt, collaborate, exchange ideas, and explore new markets.


New South Wales is developing world-class precincts, where businesses can cluster together to foster collaboration, creativity, productivity and innovation.

These include Tech Central, Westmead Health and Innovation District, Western Sydney Aerotropolis, Meadowbank Education and Employment Precinct and Special Activation Precincts (SAPs) in regional New South Wales.