Attending the GAP innovation Competition 2018, Adv. Pieter, who is the acting CEO of the Innovation hub south Africa, he speaks about the competition and also the many things that the innovation hub is working on, particularly, a special focus on the township economy. He also made some clarification about the myth around business incubation.
INNOVATIONS BROUGHT A STEP CLOSER TO FRUITION AS THE INNOVATION HUB ANNOUNCES GAP INNOVATION COMPETITION, 2018 WINNERS
A treasure trove of ideas have been added to the Gauteng province’s arsenal to boost the economy and find new solutions as The Innovation Hub – a subsidiary of the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA) – announced the winners of the Gauteng Accelerator Programme (GAP) Innovation Competition 2018.
Winners comprise innovators, researchers, and entrepreneurs that are working on novel ideas that will improve the efficiency of government service delivery, increase the competitiveness of the local economy and enhance the quality of life of ordinary citizens.
From enviro-friendly ablution and sanitation solutions to recyclable sanitary wear; improved access to dental care and what promises to be a sure winner for our consumption-driven economy – a technological solution that alerts shoppers to the best sales and deals.
The next generation of entrepreneurs will receive commercialization support and seed funding, and a year-long incubation at The Innovation Hub’s Business Incubators.