Proposal Specifications

The proposed project must include at least one of the following (as separate proposals):

Regional Innovation Networking Platforms are aimed at strengthening regional/rural innovation systems by establishing Networking and Collaboration Platforms that brings together research, development, innovation communities/civil society, technology SMMEs, industry and government. These platforms should take advantage of their spatial closeness of different innovation actors (with complementary knowledge and resources) and create a favourable environment for:

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The Prize 

  • Winner will stand a chance to get one-month free access to Ocean Hub Africa (OHA) co-working space at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town (if relevant),
  • 2x 1h dedicated business coaching sessions to elaborate on the proposed solution.
  • Introductions to OHA international network to fat-track development/adoption of the solution. 

Who can apply 

  • Smart African individuals living in Africa and that share our passion for oceans. 

About Ocean Hub Africa

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The Swiss - SA Venture Leaders Programme hosted by the Technology Innovation Agency and the University of Basel aims to:

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