The Regional Innovation Forum is an initiative of a number of different stakeholders in the Nelson Mandela Bay / Sarah Baartman District Municipality area, under the auspices of the Department of Science and Technology.

Calls, Competitions & Events

Deadline: 20 October 2017
The New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize is currently inviting designers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and academics to create a plastics system that works. The Prize is funded by Wendy Schmidt, Lead Philanthropic Partner of the New Plastics Economy Initiative.
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20 November – 4 December 2017, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
The HEdIS team aims at creating awareness about sustainability problems in the themes water, mobility and energy. We will, among other things, tackle the complexities of the water system, understand recent trends of transportation modes and look for alternative energy solutions.
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Deadline: 30 November 2017
We believe in our entrepreneurs, we believe in their dreams, in their drive to succeed and the difference they make in our communities. Through our entrepreneurship programmes we want to back you and your ideas 100%.
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