Innovation, Technology Transfer and Commercialisation

Programmes

1. Innovation Support Programme

The Innovation Support Programme aims to promote and support the innovative research projects from staff members.

  • A call for application is issued each year.
  • Awards: R 100 000 per project up to 10 projects per annum.

2. Talent Innovation Programme

The Talent Innovation Programme aims to promote and support the establishment of innovative projects from students which are geared towards providing solutions to some of the societal challenges.

  • Call for application is issued each year
  • Prizes: R 40 000 per project up to 10 projects per annum

3. Annual Unisa Student Research and Innovation Showcase

The Annual Student Research and Innovation Showcase Event is a joint initiative of the Unisa Research and Innovation Portfolio and the National Student Research and Innovation Showcase. The goal of the showcase is to create awareness, among the students, on the importance of Research and Innovation as catalysts for socio-economic growth and restructuring. The showcase also provides a platform for students to share their research and innovations with their fellow students.

4. International Student Exchange

The R&I portfolio manages the exchange programme with the University of Mumbai. This affords an opportunity for our students to visit, learn, inspire and be inspired by their peers at international Universities. We have established excchnage programmes with the University of Mumbai (India), Savitribai Phule Pune University (India) and University of São Paulo (Brazil).

Last modified: 2020/05/22