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

Seed Engine is a business accelerator. 3 times a year, Seed engine invests in the top 10 business ideas and entrepreneurs and bring them in to join their stable of ventures. When they exit the 13-week program, the entrepreneurs transform into leaders and their ideas become Investable Businesses

The Youth, Innovation, Entrepreneurship Design Institute (YIEDI) provides consulting, training, facilitation and design support for corporate initiatives around Enterprise and Supplier Development, Incubation Frameworks and implementation, Design Thinking and Innovation as well as Technology-Driven

The Eastern Cape Information Technology Initiative (ECITI) is a non -profit company, established by the Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) in 2004. ECDC is set up to facilitate sustainable development for small, micro and medium enterprises (SMMEs) in the information communication and

Maxum Digital provides business development support to digital start-ups (gaming, animations and virtual reality) and supporting unemployed graduates as well as township youth in collaboration between The Innovation Hub and Wits University. It is located at the Digital Innovation Zone in the

Maxum Smart provides business development support to start-ups in the smart industries: ICT (e.g. internet of things, cyber security, big data and analytics, artificial intelligence) and advanced manufacturing/industry 4.0 (e.g. industrial IoT, additive manufacturing, foundry 4.0).

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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

Thematic Areas

  • Local Economies
  • Circularity
  • Supply Chains
  • Agroecology


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The North-West University has developed a universal, remote and digital interpretation system for PCR results that allows for point of care diagnosis. A difficulty in times of pandemic, for example, during the COVID-19 pandemic, is that there are large numbers of people requiring testing to identify...

Nelson Mandela Bay iHub is a business incubator located in Port Elizabeth and Thembalethu, George that supports businesses in ICT. The iHub has a specific focus on technologies that have the potential to disrupt existing value chains and facilitate market access for our incubatees whilst