Science and innovation


South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) is the research arm of the Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA).

We provide a range of commercial services and research publications to primary producers, industries and organisations. Our research programs:

  • increase the productivity and adaptability of the state’s primary industries
  • promote bioscience enterprises
  • create opportunities for market growth
  • address barriers and provide applied solutions.

Our modern facilities, skilled staff, and rigorous principles make us a world science leader.

Research focus

AgTech solutions for primary producers

AgTech includes the innovative tools and technologies allowing agribusiness to streamline production practices.

It has potential to advance agricultural profitability and sustainability in South Australia.

PIRSA is facilitating the development, commercialisation and adoption of cost-effective AgTech solutions for primary producers.

Learn more about AgTech
Page last reviewed: 29 Nov 2023


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