The Step-Up Technology Innovation Competition is a national competition to give individuals, groups and businesses – particularly SMEs – the opportunity to have their technology innovations evaluated and, if selected, to be assisted with access to a range of support programmes, including:
Since 1998 the Technology for Women in Business (TWIB) an initiative of the DTI has given hundreds of women the opportunity to apply technology to support and grow their
businesses. This has largely contributed towards mainstreaming women’s businesses within the broader SA economy.
TWIB is calling for the 2013/14 Awards nominations. South Africans are invited to nominate women entrepreneurs who systematically use technological innovation and creative know-how for business growth and positive economic impact on the broader economy. These should be in the following three categories: