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Macquarie Park Innovation District at a glance.

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Key facts

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45,000 current employees growing to 85,000
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54 per cent more professionals than the New South Wales average
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$B9.2 economic output growing at 6.8 per cent per annum
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Macquarie University with 2800 staff and 40,000 students
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180 large life science, technology and digital corporations and 200 small businesses
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1M m2 current office space doubling to 2M m2
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Events spaces and food outlets
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Additional 12,000 new homes under construction
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New South Wales’ largest shopping centre
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Three train stations, Lighthouse Incubator and start-up space
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Macquarie University Hospital with a focus on clinical trials and breakthroughs
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Vibrant program of innovation, networking and community events

 

 

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Australia’s IP Generator

The Macquarie Park Innovation District is the leading postcode for IP Registrations across Australia.

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A Growing Economic Powerhouse

Growing by 47%, the Innovation District is predicted to grow from $9.5 Billion in economic output to $14 Billion in 15 years.

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Technical Industries Dominate

Macquarie Park Innovation District has 32% more Professional, Scientific and Technical Services Industries than the NSW Average.

 

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Employment

Macquarie Park employment numbers continue to grow year on year.

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Gross Regional Product

Macquarie Park’s GRP continues to grow year on year.

 

Our difference

An industry-led initiative, Macquarie Park Innovation District was created in 2015 when seven key founding partners joined forces to leverage the massive innovation and collaboration potential of Macquarie Park. The partners – AMP Capital, NAB, Optus, Abbott, Johnson & Johnson, Konica Minolta and Macquarie University – sought to improve the physical and economic assets that underpin innovation, as well as develop an events program that will bring park members and the community together.

Timeline

The next phase in Macquarie Park Innovation District’s development is to expand participation to include all businesses in the park.

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