26 Mar 2018
Mo- vation is an information sharing platform that aims to build a culture of innovation, collaboration and learning amongst entrepreneurs at any level. An entrepreneur shares their experiences and knowledge in their industry and the audience participates with their own questions and stories from different sectors to create an atmosphere of belonging, to network and grow. The speaker for this week is Dr Dirk Koekemoer and will be talking about " An extreme roller "coaster ride success story" of designing a disruptive medical device and taking it to the market".
22 Feb 2018
The potential impact of bioeconomy on Gauteng’s economic landscape, is an essential subject of discussion when modeling Gauteng as South Africa’s first knowledge -based economy. This Innov8 session will be hosted by the BioPark@Gauteng Business Incubator, where a panel of specialists will engage the local supply and demand for raw materials in the food, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics sectors. From this conversation and knowledge sharing platform, available opportunities and challenges experienced by SMME’s in this market will take center stage, with the objective of providing solutions for entrepreneurs in the bioeconomy sector
12 Feb 2018
Join us for our second installation of Movation. This week BCN Consultancy Founder, Busisiwe Ntuli, shares practical information about the importance and process of goal setting, career navigation, and getting started.
29 Jan 2018
Movation is an information sharing platform that aims to build a culture of innovation, collaboration and learning amongst entrepreneurs at any level. An entrepreneur shares their experiences and knowledge in their industry and the audience participates with their own questions and stories from different sectors to create an atmosphere of belonging, to network and grow. This weeks speak is Dr. Vukosi Marivate whose topic is about From Data to Product: Data Science in the Innovation Loop
17 Oct 2017
26 Sep 2017
The Innov8 session theme "How eSports and VR are revolutionising the digital space” will be hosted by industry experts who will provide insight into the world of Gaming, eSports and immersive Virtual Reality experiences. The session is aimed at providing a better understanding of the Virtual Reality and gaming world, with a focus on the rise of eSports in South Africa and globally.
18 Sep 2017
11 Sep 2017
28 Aug 2017
25 Aug 2017
The day has been ear marked for the sole intent of contributing to the empowerment of women entrepreneurs. Sharing both industry knowledge and strategies which will work toward enhancing their business value propositions, thereby making them attractive to funders and investors. Apart from celebrating the value and contribution of women, the event will introduce to attendee’s ways in which their products and services can gain access to markets, and encourage networking amongst all entrepreneurs, potential investors, staff and women of influence in priority sectors. Please note that this is a closed event.
21 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
07 Aug 2017
26 Jul 2017
Cyber Security for Connected Things will be hosted by The Innovation Hub's OpenIx programme. The session will engage the technology of things and how the interconnectedness of systems affects the security of private companies, public institutions and citizens. Be sure to RSVP because seats are limited
25 Jul 2017
Maxum Exchange Mentors is a session hosted where to mentors and mentees are afforded time to connect and catch up with progress, engage business development and strengthen relations.
24 Jul 2017
The Business Plan Competition segment, is the second component of the GAPBiosciences Programme. Applications are open to individuals/teams with bioscience technologies that are technically sound and beyond proof of concept. During the competition, semi-finalists work with mentors in various fields to develop a bankable business plan over the course of approximately five months. The Business Plan Competition includes the Executive Education Week, an intensive week-long programme run by Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. This programme focuses on subjects unique to bioscience start-up companies by developing behaviours and skills within the teams to drive performance and create long-term value. At the end of the programme, the semi-finalist teams present their business plans to a panel of selected judges in a closed forum. The winning team will receive the following: Incubation at The Innovation Hub’s BioPark@Gauteng or associated incubators in other provinces for a period of one year where all rental and associated costs will be covered, excluding selected operational costs A seed fund of R 3.2 Million to be shared across all GAP Categories. Mentors with whom they will work as they further develop their business Business support (Legal, Intellectual Property, Technical, Commercial, etc.)
24 Jul 2017
10 Jul 2017
Bongani Mabuza obtained his BEng Electronics, MEng Microelectronics and BEng (honours) Technology Management from University of Pretoria, in 2007, 2012 and 2013 respectively. After completing undergraduate studies, he joined the Department of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering at the University of Pretoria as a Teaching Assistance in 2008 and junior lecture in 2009 for undergraduate lecturing. Since 2010, he worked at Nokia Siemens Networks as a Software Developer for charging and billing applications; at Denel Dynamics modelling and simulation department as Electronic Engineer focusing on IR sensor and software development; and at SKA SA system engineering department as System Analyst for the SKA radio telescope. Currently, he works at CSIR Radar and Electronic Warfare department as Radar System and Signal Analyst. He is also an associate researcher at the University of Johannesburg for online short learning program: Engineering Research Proposal Writing and working on a proposal for another short learning program: Engineering System Management / System Engineering. He is a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and a programmes officer for International Council of System Engineers, a South African Chapter (INCOSE SA). His interest includes signal processing, system analysis, system engineering, radar systems, microelectronics, property investment and public speaking. His goal is to enhance competencies for personal and professional development and to apply his skills to solve problems in the ever changing and dynamic challenges of our lives.
10 Jul 2017
27 Jun 2017
The Innovation Hub, an innovation agency of the Gauteng Province cordially invites you to the celebration of the Young, Gifted and Innovative minds of our generation.