Proposals are hereby invited for the following three separate and independent elements within the Regional Innovation Support Programme:
Regional Innovation Networking platforms aimed at establishing networking platforms to bring together research, development and innovation communities, technology SMMEs, industry and government.
Feasibility study or business plan support for innovation enabling mechanisms such as:
Science and Technology Parks, Techno Parks, Innovation Hubs or other similar concepts.
Other innovation enabling mechanisms and initiatives.
Innovation Baseline Studies to assess and analyse the status of Regional Innovation Systems (RISs), in a particular location, in terms of their effectiveness and readiness to promote and support innovation in the regions (including provinces and local municipalities).