Competition aims to expedite commercialisation of technological innovations
September 20, 2013 Editor 0
Individuals and small, medium-sized and microenterprises (SMMEs) aiming to fast-track the commercialisation of their technological innovations have until the end of the month to pitch their ideas to SMME development strategy specialist Traction for the Step-Up Technology Innovation Competition, aimed at assisting local innovators who seek the local and international networks, mentoring and funding required to launch a new development or innovation. Sponsored by government’s Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) and Sasol’s enterprise development vehicle, Sasol ChemCity, the Step-Up competition is encouraging innovation in several sectors, including health and biotechnology, chemicals, mining and manufacturing, information and communication technologies (ICT), food and agriculture, energy and green environment.
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