Innovation
co-lab

During 2019 and early 2020,  Innovate Durban established the first township innovation centre, known as The Innovation Co-Lab, in Cato Manor.

The Innovation Co-Lab aims to provide access to innovation-related tools, information and resources. It’s designed to empower people to become more innovative in problem-solving, create opportunities for new businesses, create jobs, and tackle social issues in their community.

Co-lab programmes, technology
and facilities
are as follows:

Programmes

Design Thinking • App Development • Digital Skills Literacy • Hackathons • Coding Classes • Robotic Classes • Prototype Development Support • Youth Innovation Challenges • Innovator Support Programme

Technology

Drones • Robotics • Virtual Reality • Vinyl Cutter and Large Format Printer • 3D Printers • Laser Cutting Machines • Artificial Intelligence Tools

Facilities

Digital Training Studio • Hot Desks • Co-working Space • Venue Hire • Café • Prototype development facilities, including: Spray booth, Laser cutting facilities, 3D printing facilities, Assembly room

Innovation Co-Lab Launch – 4th March 2020

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Head Office:
0873653131
info@innovate.durban
Bond Square, 12 Browns Road, Point Waterfront,
Durban, 4001

INNOVATION CO-LAB (Cato Manor):
087 821 1023
Umkhumbane Entrepreneurial Centre,
240 Harry Gwala Road, Wiggins, 4091