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: 25 April 2017
The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for the “Women and Sustainable Energy” programme with an aim to promote women’s entrepreneurship and economic empowerment in the sustainable energy sector/value chain.
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Deadline: 30 April 2017
USAID Global Development Lab and Power Africa are seeking concept papers for “Global Development Alliance Annual Program Statement” focused on increasing private investment in off-grid energy in Africa.
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Deadline: 31 May 2017
Entries are open for the Entrepreneur of the Year® competition that recognises and honours South African entrepreneurs in the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) sector. The competition celebrates excellence in entrepreneurship.
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