We are the leading organisation that specialises in the development of regional and industry specific innovation clusters; building innovation communities that solve the most difficult challenges facing business and society.

Since its inception in 2008, RIIS has delivered over 100 innovation focused programmes for clients across Southern Africa.
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RIIS CAPABILITIES

MANAGEMENT EXPERTISE
  • Strategy and foresight
  • innovation management
  • Cluster design
  • Organisational design
INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
Mining
Aerospace
Oil and Gas
Banking and insurance
TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
  • Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Economics & finance
  • Physics
  • Ideation
  • Project management
  • Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Health sciences
  • ICT
GENDER RATIO
57%
FEMALE
43%
MALE
AVERAGE AGE
30%
YEARS
TEAM SIZE
20%
PEOPLE

What WE THINK

“Our work is driven by more than just financial reward, but by our larger purpose around building the African innovation ecosystem and changing lives for the better.”

Davis Cook
RIIS Chief Executive

What I like most about RIIS is that the work is consistently changing, and I am constantly learning new things.”

Vishaylin Mahadeo
RIIS Senior analyst

“RIIS has taught us that we are all capable of more than we thought we could do.”

Clen Cook
RIIS Executive

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