for tomorrow

Innovation Office

Who we are

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University is a university “for tomorrow” - we nurture innovation, foster creativity, embrace technology, and develop people to meet the challenges of the world of tomorrow. As part of this commitment to tomorrow, NMMU actively drives innovation in our city, region and nation.  The Innovation Office works with researchers and external partners to create economic benefit for South Africa.

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What we do

The Innovation Office assists researchers with innovation support (grant and contract management; proposal and business plan development; prototype and proof of concept funding) and technology transfer (intellectual property management and commercialisation).

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