Overview

Botswana Digital & Innovation Hub (BDIH) is an innovative and networked organisation that promotes technology, entrepreneurship and commercialisation. BDIH is under the Ministry of Tertiary Education Research Science and Technology with a Board of Directors from diverse disciplines to perform fiduciary duties for the company. BDIH is a company limited by guarantee to promote innovative ventures and has two subsidiaries namely Botswana Innovation Hub Properties (BIHP) and Botswana Innovation Hub Investments (BIHI).

Description

BDIH Mandate

BDIH is incorporated as a company to develop and manage Botswana’s first Science and Technology Park to achieve the following;

  • Contribute to the country’s economic development and competitiveness
  • Create new scientific, technological, and indigenous knowledge-based business opportunities.
  • Foster entrepreneurship and technology transfer to develop start-up companies and add value to existing companies
  • Generate knowledge-based jobs opportunities
  • Attract innovative companies and institutions to Botswana Digital & Innovation Hub.

Services:

Technology Entrepreneurship Development

  • Incubation
  • Business Acceleration
  • Innovation Capacity Building

Innovation Funding

  • Promoting Innovation through provision of seed/early-stage funding

Technology Transfer & Innovation Commercialisation

  • Intellectual Property Advisory Services
  • Market readiness and Market Access

Real Estate Services for all Innovative Ventures

  • Grade A Office space to let (Lettable area:15,000 sqm)
  • Commercial & light industrial Plots for sale (57 Ha Fully serviced plots)