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The SA Innovation Summit is an annual flagship event on the South African innovation calendar. It provides a platform for nurturing, developing and showcasing African innovation, as well as facilitating innovation thought-leadership.

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The SA Innovation Summit is an annual flagship event on the South African innovation calendar. It provides a platform for nurturing, developing and showcasing African innovation, as well as facilitating innovation thought-leadership.

The summit was created to support and promote innovation and facilitate collaboration within its own eco-system, the initiative brings together corporates, thought leaders, inventors, entrepreneurs, academia and policy-makers to amplify South Africa’s renowned competitive edge and to inspire sustained economic growth across the continent of Africa.

The summit seeks to:
• Provide a platform where technology entrepreneurs and innovators can participate, grow their know-how and connections, and make their ideas come to life. With the rapid advent of the Industrial 4.0 Technology Revolution, the flexibility to integrate, and the time to market will be absolutely critical.
• Collaborate with government, academia and industry to build an African system of innovation on a practical level.
• Provide curated networking with technology leaders and founders, trend specialists, policy-makers and forward thinkers.
• Bring together innovation leaders from different countries, backgrounds, disciplines and world-views, to create an innovative economic environment that will benefit the South African economy and have a positive effect on our competitive edge.
• Encourage mutually beneficial deal-making between entrepreneurs and investors.
• Grow and accelerate organisational innovation culture.
• Facilitate the establishment of industry-leaders by presenting new market opportunities.

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Location: 
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Cape Town Stadium
Event start date: 
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Event end date: 
Friday, September 14, 2018
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