Australia’s mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector is globally connected and financially robust. Contributing $86bn to the Australian economy and supporting half a million jobs, the METS sector plays a significant role in the nation’s prosperity.
The Australian Government has established Growth Centres in six sectors. These Growth Centres, including METS Ignited Growth Centre, are front and centre of Australia’s innovation policy. The METS sector was chosen as the government recognised its composition of agile entrepreneurial SMEs, global competitiveness and growth potential based on Australia’s recognised research capabilities and scale, and its leading-edge mining sector.