The Innovation Hub (TIH)

Contact Details

Postal PO Box 1, Mark Shuttleworth Street, The Innovation Hub, 0087, Pretoria
Physical The Innovation Centre, Mark Shuttleworth Street, Pretoria
Tel 012 844 0000


The Innovation Hub (TIH) is the innovation agency of the Gauteng province responsible for conceptualisation and implementation of innovation programmes as well as full development and operation of The Innovation Hub Science and Technology Park (TIH STP) located in Tshwane. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA). It was established by the Gauteng Provincial Government through its Department of Economic Development (GDED) to promote economic development and competitiveness of Gauteng through fostering innovation and entrepreneurship.

TIH offers a number of incubation programmes in the bioeconomy (agro-processing and pharmaceutical), smart industries (ICT and advanced manufacturing) and green economy (water purification, waste management and renewable energy). In addition, TIH operates a range of enterprise development, skills development and innovation enabling programmes, both in the Science Park and throughout the Gauteng region.

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