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

2 February 2017
If you would like to find out how renewable energy can improve your bottom line, then you are invited to join the Regional Innovation Forum for breakfast, as we host energy experts and fellow businesspersons, who will share the opportunities available for business in renewable energy in the Bay.
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2 – 3 March 2017
A circular economy seeks to restore, renew and regenerate and aims to keep products, components, and materials at their highest value at all times. Join a community of like-minded individuals to explore the opportunities that lie in adopting a circular economy model. Join us for the first South African Circular Economy Conference.
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Deadline: 16 March 2017
The Jobs Fund is pleased to announce the opening of its new funding round: Industry Change for Scaling Inclusive Job Creation Models. With this call for proposals the Jobs Fund seeks to partner with intermediaries that will focus on high growth and high labour absorptive sectors.
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