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Renewable Energy Research and South Australian Universities

The following weblinks are provided for renewable energy investors interested in establishing linkages with locally based tertiary institutions with renewable energy research capabilities.

University of Adelaide

- Centre for Energy Technology

- Environment Institute 

Adelaide University Research Park

University of South Australia

- Institute of Sustainable Systems and Technologies

- School of Mathematics and Statistics, Environmental Mathematics Group

Future Industries Institute

Flinders University

- Molecular Technologies Research Cluster


University College London

- School of Energy and Resources


Financial Incentives for Business Research and Development Activities    


The Australian Taxation Office and AusIndustry provide generous tax concessions designed to increase research and development being conducted by Australian companies.   

















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