Science Industry Australia

Science Industry Australia Ltd (SIA) is the peak national industry association in Australia for organisations that are producers, providers or users of science industry goods and/or services. SIA represents the professional science industry, and members include scientific and life science product and equipment suppliers; scientific, analytical and diagnostic equipment manufacturers, exporters and importers; chemical and gas companies; software companies; specialised service providers; analytical and research facilities and laboratory managers.

Our Vision: To grow the size, significance and stature of the Australian science industry.


Our Objectives

  1. Represent and promote the science industry, both domestically and internationally, to raise awareness and disseminate information.
  2. Be the connection point between the science industry and government.
  3. Improve connections between the science industry and publically funded research agencies.
  4. Facilitate the science industry's access to the skilled workforce it needs for continued growth.
  5. To be the significant force in the science industry.

The Australasian Laboratory Managers Association (ALMA)

is a division of Science Industry Australia where membership is open to individuals with an interest in supervision and management of technical personnel across all industries and organisations including academic research, facilities managment and testing for profit. For more information go to

This year we are hosting the Laboratory Design and Management Forum in Melbourne at Mantra Bell City, Preston on Wednesday 15th November 2017. There are a limited number of sponsorship opportunities available to SIA members and non-members.  There also will be additional opportunities during the year available to all, with special rates and opportunities for SIA members.

Contact adminsia@science for more information.