iBESA plays a key role in establishing the necessary links between government, public sector researchers, higher education institutions, industry, and investment funds to stimulate the formation and growth of innovation-based enterprises. Our multifaceted service offering addresses critical aspects, in relation to the commercialization of innovation, that are necessary for accelerating business growth.
Our multifaceted service offering addresses critical aspects, in relation to the commercialization of innovation, that are necessary for accelerating business growth.
Through support from the Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA) and the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), iBESA operates as an incubator of innovation-based enterprises with high growth potential.
iBESA facilitates the adaptation and adoption of technologies to address needs in South Africa and the surrounding region.
iBESA negotiates for the utilization of intellectual property from the National Intellectual Property Management Office (NIPMO) and research organizations, to facilitate venture establishment from public funded research outputs.
iBESA intends to build on its role as an incubator and facilitator of innovation-based enterprises by establishing early-stage and growth capital funds to capture investment opportunities in promising ventures.
ENTERPRISE & SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT (ESD)
iBESA develops and implements tailor-made ESD programmes to meet the needs of public entities and corporate clients. Our differentiated service offering in this area is underpinned by a deep knowledge base and network in innovation-driven enterprise development and incubation.