The Cape Chamber of Commerce invites you to the launch of our Innovation Initiative Forum.


To develop and support entrepreneurial businesses with an innovative product or service, from initial idea through to sustainability of an inclusive ecosystem.

To assist entrepreneurs in both the development of their innovative product or service and the development of the legal entity to house the product or service, from start to sustainability.
To build a network of stakeholders necessary to create an environment of entrepreneur incubation, development and support.
To raise global awareness of the uniqueness and specific challenges facing South African entrepreneurs.
To establish and manage a grant fund to assist in these processes.
Guest Speaker: Professor Gary Atkinson-Hope

Professor Gary Atkinson-Hope is a retired Professor with many years of academic and invention/innovation experience. He has a PhD in Electrical Engineering and a B Proc Law degree, specialized qualifications in Intellectual Property and is a Registered Technology Transfer Professional. He is the Founder and Managing Director of TECHIPI, a company focusing on Technology, Intellectual Property and Innovation, which provides consulting, mentoring, training and advisory roles.
A light lunch will be served.


Thursday, 09 November 2017

Council Chamber
4th Floor
Cape Chamber of Commerce
33 Martin Hammerschlag Way
Cape Town


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