Companies and Intellectual Property Commission South Africa
Intellectual Property

Companies and Intellectual Property Commission calls all young creators, innovators and designers to apply for the CIPC Youth IP Awards. 

The CIPC IP Youth Awards is a platform for young South African scientists, creatives and entrepreneurs to share their best work in innovation and venturing.


  • CIPC national award for inventors to entrepreneurs bringing new ideas and technologies to preserve the planet.
  • CIPC National Award for school children in any of the above categories -
  • CIPC National Award for curbing the demand for counterfeiting and piracy.
  • CIPC National Award for SMME.
  • CIPC National Award for creativity.

The top three will receive R15 000. 

Click here to download the application form.  

Closing date
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
​Mining and quarrying
​Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
​Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
​Transportation and storage
Accommodation and food service activities
​Information and communication
Financial and insurance activities
​Real estate activities
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Administrative and support service activities
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
Human health and social work activities
​Arts, entertainment and recreation

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