Overview of Organisation

innobiz DUT Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is a Durban University of Technology private entity registered under the South African Companies Act as a Non-Profit Company (NPC). The entity serves as an umbrella body for all DUT entrepreneurial units offering both theoretical and technical entrepreneurial learning, business support, and related activities. The offerings of innobiz DUT Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation are biased towards students based in Midlands and Durban, neighboring communities, and local entrepreneurs. Our core business is to produce entrepreneurs with a strong focus, confident, knowledgeable, thriving, innovative, adaptive, problem-solving business leaders and entrepreneurs

Service Offerings; 

  • Commercialization of research
  • Training for entrepreneurship
  • Setting up an entrepreneurship center and university incubation
  • Consultancy services to other universities and organizations
Assistance Areas Offered
Business Planning/Modelling
Business Planning
Business Plan Consulting
Events and Community Building
Startup Networking
Pitch Events
Mentoring and Coaching
Networking and Associations
Product Development
Prototype Development
Product Design and Development
Specialization Sector/s
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Agribusiness and Agbio
​Mining and quarrying
Mechanical Devices
Industry Automation
​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