The University of Technology Sydney hosts the KEi's national headquarters.

UTS is a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney. One of Australia’s leading universities of technology, UTS has a distinct model of learning, strong research performance and a leading reputation for engagement with industry and the professions.

UTS has a culturally diverse campus life and vibrant international exchange study and research programs that prepare graduates for the workplaces of today and the future.

UTS' City campus is in the heart of Sydney's creative precinct and alongside Sydney's central business district. Over the next six years, UTS will deliver a state-of-the-art campus to meet the needs of 21st century students.

The UTS  vision is to be a world‑leading university of technology.

UTS is part of the Australian Technology Network of universities: a group of five prominent universities committed to working with industry and government to deliver practical and professional courses.

The KEi was established by Sirca and its 40 university members. Sirca is the original Big Data analytics provider and its massive database powers financial traders and regulators globally. Sirca also fuels world-leading research and has been used as the primary data source in over 1,300 scholarly publications. Sirca has decades of experience in managing effective collaborations between industry, researchers and governments in the digital economy. Sirca has been the catalyst for an ecosystem of innovation creating $1 billion in value and over 1000 high skilled jobs since 2000. 

The KEI's  founding commercial partners all bring deep technical capability and global reach to the KEi. All are working at the leading edge of the digital revolution including the IoT.

– Bosch is a leading innovator in the fields of Mobility Solutions, Consumer Goods, Industrial Technology, Energy & Building Technology and is enabling a “connected life” through its IoT software and solutions.

RoZetta – RoZetta is a provider of commercial-grade real time big data platforms at global scale.

The KEI's founding research partners are leaders in applied research and technology::

Curtin University – Curtin University has a strong focus on international collaboration, and are experts in mineral & gas resources research, and astronomy. Curtin are a foundation partner in the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope project.

Queensland University of Technology – .QUT is a highly successful Australian university with an applied emphasis in courses and research. It is based in Brisbane, Queensland, and has a global outlook.