It gives me great pleasure to inform you that the application window for the 2017 GCIP-SA Competition and Business Accelerator is now open, and will close on the 26th April 2017.
Are you an SME or start-up with an innovative, cutting edge technology solution?
Don’t miss this opportunity to apply for the 2017 Competition. Successful applicants benefit from advice and guidance provided through our Business Accelerator programme, preparing participants for new business and funding opportunities.
The GCIP in South Africa seems to gather momentum each year, as our list of achievements continues to grow. This is of course mostly because each year we unleash a new cohort of GCIP-SA alumni into the business world, adding to the number of success stories we already have.
In March GCIP-SA alumnus Andre Nel presented the Green Tower (solar energy micro-grid boiler) to the Duke of York, Prince Andrew, in London, at Pitch@Palace – a fantastic accolade indeed. Read more here.
Two South African cleantech innovators were honoured at the Global Forum during the 2017 Cleantech Week in San Francisco earlier this year. Yolandi Schoeman of Baoberry, the winner of the 2016 GCIP-SA, was named one of two overall runner-up teams, while 2016 GCIP-SA runner-up Martin Ackermann of Thevia was the winner in the Green Buildings category. Read more here.
Another two of the top performers from the 2016 programme – André Reyneke from Ducere Holdings, and Lovell Emslie from Pegasus Engineered Green Mobility – exhibited at the Africa Energy Indaba (AEI). Read more here.
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