The annual Innovation Summit takes place from the 26th to the 29th of August in Cape Town Stadium. The conference once again promises to deliver awesome inventions, amazing innovations, networking opportunities and a wealth of support for budding inventors and entrepreneurs, corporate R&D and innovation managers and people who want INNOVATION to happen! (read more) Click here for EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION 


For the fourth time, inventors, researchers and entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to expose their invented prototypes and demo-version technologies to a market of investors, Venture Capitalists, enthusiasts, SMEs and fellow inventors at the SA Innovation Summit. Over and above the feedback and investment and networking opportunities, inventors will also stand to win cash and other exciting prizes. Finalists will also enjoy exhibition space at the Innovation Summit market. The competition closes on 30 June 2015.
Find out more or enter your invention here.
Visit the SA Innovation Summit Facebook page to view all entries.


Are you ready for the 2015 Pitching Den? Entrepreneurs and emerging companies are invited to showcase their ideas and technologies to an experienced panel of judges, tap into different markets and access expertise, advice and capital. The competition closes 30 June, so don't delay if you want to be part of this exciting platform and stand to win exiting prizes as well as IP consultation services and much more.

The PwC Pitching Den focus on two categories:

  1. Start-ups or research council / academic institutions commercialisation products: This category calls for great concepts and early stage business that want to pitch for funding, market, distribution channels and more.
    Click here for requirements
  2. Emerging companies with tech-enabled solutions: This category is for the high growth business. These entrants are fast growing from 5 - 50 million rand annually. One of the entry requirements is that you will reach 25 million rand annual turnover in the next 3 years.....are you up for a challenge?
    Click here for entry requirements of the PwC Vision to Reality competition