Overview of Organisation

Innovation Technology Business Incubator (InvoTech), a section 21 non-profit organisation, was established by the Durban University of Technology and Small Enterprise Development Agency in 2011. InvoTech has created an 18-step dynamic technology and business incubation model that supports entrepreneurs to develop their innovative business ideas into thriving enterprises.

The targeted sectors are in the green economy, digital creative industry, food technology and agricultural impacting technologies. The overall objectives of the InvoTech incubation programme is to contribute towards; creation of decent jobs, stimulating the culture of innovation, entrepreneurship and growing the KZN economy.

Technology Competencies and offerings:

  • Funding
  • Mentoring
  • Counselling
  • Training & Development.
Assistance Areas Offered
Accelerators and Incubators
Specialization Sector/s
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