Mining

South African Mining Cluster Tech-Incubator

PROJECT: South African Mining Cluster Tech-Incubator

CLIENT: South African Government Agency

DESCRIPTION

Problem: As innovation becomes more of a necessity in the South African mining industry to address increasingly complex technical challenges, the need to identify and develop new ideas, innovations, entrepreneurs and startups for the mining sector becomes critically important.

How did we solve it: The proposed Mining Cluster Incubator (MCI) is a non-profit-organisation specifically designed to encourage the development of new and innovative ideas and startups mining, driven by actual market needs. Startups and entrepreneurs are selected and then enter a custom-designed twelve to thirty-six month incubation process to prepare them to become sustainable and viable businesses.

Outcomes: Creation of jobs, viable businesses, and novel and innovative solutions to address the mining industries needs.

For more information: clen.cook@riis.co.za