NSW is a technology leader in the Asia-Pacific
Home to 60% of Australia’s fintech startups
Tech workforce of 331,516, increasing from 314,000 in 2020
Sydney is the 7th top digital city in the world based on connectivity, services, culture and sustainability.
Sydney has the southern hemisphere’s top ranked global startup ecosystem
Three Sydney universities in the top 100 Computer Science and Information Systems subject rankings
Harnessing emerging digital technologies
Emerging digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, cyber security, robotics and automation have extraordinary potential to change our lives for the better. We are committed to harnessing the power of new digital technologies to lift NSW’s global competitiveness, create new industries, and increase our productivity. Find out more:
Emerging Digital Technologies StrategyDownload File (PDF) 2.8 MB
Supporting your move to New South Wales
Investment NSW can connect you with a range of services and incentives available to businesses looking to grow.
Investment NSW offers bespoke services to businesses looking to build a presence within NSW.
The team at Investment NSW provides tailored advice on grants, rebates , programs and other incentives your business may be eligible for.
Whether you need a high-tech lab, an advanced manufacturing facility connected to a university or a greenfield site in regional NSW, we can assist.
We can work with you to establish a presence in a precinct or collaboration area suited to your needs.
In collaboration with the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, we provide services to help you find the right accommodation:
- determining the type of accommodation to best meet your businesses requirements
- advice and support regarding opportunities available on Government land (both long and short term)
- support navigating the planning process.
We can provide tailored information and data, including local market insights, on our priority sectors.
We can introduce you to stakeholders who can support your growth objectives. This may include connecting you to:
- corporate partners
- business chambers
- industry associations
- technology precincts
- research institutes
- government agencies.
We offer curated introductions and virtual visit programs to help you identify local partners, distributors, industry stakeholders and service providers.
Once you have established here, a wide range of services and programs are available to use NSW as a springboard into Asia. We can help you identify opportunities to expand in the region.
Our Business & Skilled Migration Program is highly supportive of NSW’s growing tech industries and precincts. The program attracts new and emerging digital technology capabilities and skills, provides visa and migration advice to businesses, and nominates high potential migration candidates to live and work in NSW.
These initiatives have spurred the growth of digital technology businesses across the state and are available to all organisations considering investment opportunities in NSW.
Contact Investment NSW today to find out more about investment opportunities in New South Wales.
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Last updated: 30 March 2023