Innovation hub in Cape TownDate posted: 02.09.2015 | Author: Harry Bovensmann
A multi-use innovation hub, designed to showcase solutions to South African and African problems, was launched in Cape Town at the V&A Waterfront. The innovation hub has a strong technology and entrepreneurial focus, adding to Cape Town’s strategy to be Africa’s digital capital. Its location at the V&A Waterfront’s Workshop17 platform will provide small entities with the best opportunities.
Workshop17 was a seed of an idea six years ago when it was recognised that resources could be used to foster small business through an innovation hub. Today, the result is a working space with a clear vision that has a very different kind of potential that extends far beyond the walls of Workshop17 which would like to see cutting-edge ideas, plans, developments and solutions that we ill come out of this revitalised space.
Workshop17 has been designed to facilitate a community of talented, passionate and diverse people learning and working together to create new solutions to big and small problems, and will allow interaction between the public, entrepreneurs, innovators and designers as well as between disciplines, sectors and cultures in its endeavours.