Australia’s highly educated, multicultural and multilingual workforce has the smarts and skills to drive innovation and grow international businesses.
Ranked the fourth smartest country in the world by INSEAD, Australia is a nation of entrepreneurs. The Australian startup ecosystem is robust and growing, with strong capabilities in fintech, edtech, medtech and agtech.
- ranked 7th in the world for global entrepreneurship, with around 45 per cent of Australian firms active in innovation
- involved in cutting-edge research, with world-leading niche capabilities in disruptive technologies such as automation and quantum computing
- a highly skilled nation, where over 40 per cent of the workforce has a tertiary qualification
- culturally diverse and multilingual, where 30 per cent of Australians are born overseas and 27 per cent speak an Asian or European language.
Australia’s intellectual capital, commercial focus and collaborative approach make it an ideal partner for business and investment activities.