TuksNovation is a non-profit technology incubator and accelerator that is located at the University of Pretoria. TuksNovation provides start-ups with specialised product and business development support throughout their start-up growth journeys by assisting entrepreneurs to refine technologies and validate business models for the relevant markets.

From access to mentorship and bespoke training by leading industry and academic experts to product prototyping facilities, we can help technology start-ups navigate the journey of starting, building and growing a business. TuksNovation initially provides technology development and entrepreneurship training support in order to ensure that the technology is fully developed and addresses a relevant market need.


TuksNovation employs a 3-stage Approach;

  1. Technology and business model development 
  2. Business launch and commercialisation; and 
  3. Business growth 

Our tailored programmes offer entrepreneurs access to:

  1. Training
  2. Advisory and mentorship services from key industry representatives and leading academics
  3. Specialised prototyping facilities and office space
  4. Extensive corporate and industry networks for partnerships
  5. Various support services to get your company up and running
  6. Specialised prototyping facilities and office space
  7. Funding opportunities through our networks