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Key driver of innovation in Durban | Established partnership network
Innovate Durban was initiated and founded by the eThekwini City through the Innovate Durban Stakeholder Forum. As such, the Stakeholder Forum has been in existence since 2013, hosting quarterly meetings and serving as an advisory committee to the Board of Directors of Innovate Durban.
Members of the forum include stakeholders from academia, public sector departments, Innovate Durban partners and funders, relevant business chambers and coalitions, relevant incubators and accelerators, funders, investors, venture capitalists, and development agencies related to innovation, as well as research and technical centres or hubs.
The Stakeholder Forum is the largest innovation stakeholder network in KwaZulu-Natal.