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SA Innovation Summit 2014

September 16, 2014 - September 18, 2014

The SA Innovation Summit  aspires to raise awareness in innovation, facilitate collaboration among multi helix actors and contribute to building the national system of innovation. These aims will in essence amplify South Africa’s competitive edge and accelerate economic growth. In its six years of existence the Summit’s greatest achievement was to engage the top echelon of SA’s leading minds in academia, industry and government to support innovation.

This year the SA Innovation Summit is being host in Cape Town from 16 – 18 Sept and the theme of  Local Innovation, Global Conversation showcasies South Africa’s wealth of creativity, originality and ingenuity for developing solutions to unique challenges. Accelerate Cape Town is partnering with the SA Innovation Summit 2014 and Chris Whelan will be a keynote speaker opening the conference. We will be hosting a CEO Panel of innovative companies to discuss Innovation to probe: Policies needed for an innovating business to thrive on 17 Sept.

The SA Innovation Summit also contributed to the birth of the South African Innovation Network (SAINe) in 2009. SA Innovation Summit brings together thought leaders success stories, share lessons learnt, connect with peers, be inspired by those who keep on moving and practice by doing Innovation.

See the SA Innovation Summit 2014 pre conference video and download the SA Innovation Summit 2014 Programme




September 16, 2014
September 18, 2014