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: 30 September 2016
These awards will be presented during the Science Forum South Africa on 9 December 2016 and are designed to recognise outstanding achievements in South Africa’s international STI cooperation as well as global contributions to harnessing STI for international peace, solidarity and sustainable development.
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3 October 2016
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
You have asked and we have heard you. Join the Regional Innovation Forum as we host the Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC). The ECDC will share how they can support your start-up or growing business or even assist your business that is struggling.
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Deadline: 7 October 2016
The South African Small Business Awards recognises the tireless journey, hard work, outstanding achievements and vision of Small Business and Entrepreneurial Success. It is a celebration of the most outstanding businesses and the exceptional business people behind these successful and growing businesses.
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18 October 2016
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
The initiatives to boost manufacturing through the creation of special economic zones in the Province will be discussed at Manufacturing Indaba Eastern Cape. These topics will be discussed in an interactive way allowing you to pose questions to understand how you can grow your manufacturing business.
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Eureka! Newsletter

Read the April 2016 edition of the newsletter by the Institute of Inventors and Innovators.


View an infographic on Philips South Africa’s Innovation Research study.

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