Regional Innovation Networking Platform South Africa

The Regional Innovation Networking Platform (RINP) is looking for technology businesses in the Eastern Cape Province to become part of their Enterprise Development Programme (EDP). The programme is focused on technology innovation and, is supported by the iHUB as the implementing partner for the RINP in the Eastern Cape in partnership with Rhodes University, Propella Business Incubator and Nelson Mandela University.

Benefits of participating in the EDP:

  • Business management support and training;
  • Technology Innovation support;
  • A mentorship and coaching programme;
  • Access to R&D lab for software development; and 
  • Access to 3D Printer for product development

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Full description

Grassroots innovators are invited to apply to be part of the Enterprise Development Programme to scale up their business and commercialise new technology solutions, whilst being mentored and coached by experts in the business.

Assessment Criteria:

  • Does the project have components of technological innovation?           
  • Are you based in Eastern Cape?         
  • Do you have an innovation that you think solves a local problem?
  • Does the project have the potential to be commercialised? 
  • Does your innovation have a market?
  • Is your business trading?

Required business information:

  • Company Name;
  • Registration number;
  • Email address;
  • Contact number;
  • Business address; and
  • Short description of your innovation or business idea

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