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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 […]

Boosting capacity and innovation support across the Southern African region

PROJECT: Boosting capacity and innovation support across the Southern African region CLIENT: Industry employers’ organisation DESCRIPTION Problem: Currently, cross-border collaboration in the Southern African region with regards to innovation projects is challenging, and limited. This limits the potential for capacity building, and the success of projects implemented by the ‘shining stars’ in the region. How […]

Building Start Ups in the South African Space Industry

PROJECT: Building Start Ups in the South African Space Industry CLIENT: South African Government Agency DESCRIPTION Problem: Despite a radically accelerating interest in the Space Tech industry globally, SA has lagged behind investments into SpaceTech related startups, despite having one of the oldest space agencies in the world. The SA National Space Agency is therefore […]

Industry Roadmap

PROJECT: Industry Roadmap CLIENT: Major SA industry organisation DESCRIPTION Problem: At an industry level, our client and their members face a major challenge in transitioning from fossil-fuel based markets to a clean energy world, while also dealing with increasing digital density during the modern industrial revolution. How they revise not just their own business models, […]