A hub for health technologies is thriving here.
Tonsley Innovation District provides important connections between companies, researchers, grant programs, policy makers and industry market opportunities within the medtech sector in South Australia.
This emerging cluster is the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere, comprising research institutions and successful companies developing and commercialising medical devices and assistive technologies.
Professor Karen Reynolds, Director, Medical Device Research Institute, Flinders University
"What we are trying to achieve through Tonsley is a growing ecosystem in medical devices; a cluster of research, industry, service providers and government organisations, centred around the Tonsley development.
I think to identify opportunities for manufacturing you need to be part of that ecosystem."
Health, medical devices and assistive technologies organisations already operating at Tonsley include: