Not only did Cape Town fluff its feathers for Spring in September but it also play host to the first Triple Helix Conference hosted in Africa!
Triple Helix – A Catalyst for Change
Entrepreneurial Individuals, Triple Helix and Social Innovation descended on Cape Town, South Africa on 9 – 11 September 2019
Discover the Impact of Science and Technology on Regional Innovation and Socio-Economic Development.
The XVII Triple Helix Conference 2019, Triple Helix – a Catalyst for Change, was held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 9-11 September. The Triple Helix model presents an opportunity to achieve innovation outcomes for the socio-economic good through collaboration with multi-stakeholders within academia, industry and government spheres. Local and international researchers, policy makers and practitioners will gather together to discuss how to affect positive change in bringing the creators, implementers and enablers of innovation in social, economic and environmental issues together in research collaborations, policy initiatives and political actions in society.
The XVII Triple Helix International Conference 2019 will be hosted at the Cape Town Stadium.
Address: Fritz Sonnenberg Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, 8051
GPS Coordinates: 33°54′12.46″S18°24′40.15″E
This stadium was built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. It is the home ground of Premier Soccer League clubs Ajax Cape Town (since 2010) and Cape Town City (since 2016). It has also hosted the South Africa Sevens rugby tournament since 2015.
The stadium is located in Green Point, between Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean, close to the Cape Town city center and to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, a popular tourist and shopping venue. The stadium is connected to the Waterfront by a new road connection, Granger Bay Boulevard, and is surrounded by a 60 hectare urban park.
Cape Town is the No. 1 start- up city in:
A Center Of Knowledge in Innovation
Ease of Access & Great Infrastructure
Global Appeal & Unparalleled Scenic Beauty
Value for Money
Cosmopolitan & Great Tourism