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GAP ICT Application

GAP ICT is hosted annually by The Innovation Hub Management Company (TIHMC) in Pretoria, South Africa. TIHMC is a subsidiary of the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA) which is an agency of Gauteng Provincial Government’s Department of Economic Development (GDED). GAP ICT 2019 is run in partnership with The Innovation Hub’s Maxum Business Incubator, Mobile Applications Laboratory (mLab) Southern Africa and Intel South Africa.

4th Industrial Revolution
A key driver behind the increasing impact of ICTs on the African continent is greater accessibility to information and communication services through Internet Of Things (IoT) technologies.

GAP ICT Entry Form – 2019

Note that fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required and the word limit for each field is indicated in brackets. (CLOSES 31 MAY 2019)

I have read and accept the Rules of the GAP ICT innovation competition (tick for yes)

Email this form and relevant attachments (incl. supporting diagrams or pictures up to 6MB filesize) to GAPICT@theinnovationhub.com

  • Section: Personal/Contact Details

  • Section: Operating Address/Where are you based?

  • Business Concept or Innovation.

  • Name of innovative concept or technology*
  • Describe your innovative concept or technology* (300 words)
  • What is the main problem or opportunity you are addressing? (300 words)
    What is your main technology field?*
    What is your main area of application?*
    Which option best describes your stage of development?*
  • Market Information and Impact

  • What are similar products or services and who are your main competitors?* (150 words)
  • Why is your approach different or unique and why is it better than other products, services or models?* (150 words)
  • Have you done any market research and who do you think will be the main users of your product or service?* (150)
  • How do you plan to support the idea financially or make money from this innovation?* (150 words)
  • What is the anticipated social impact from your innovation or business such as jobs created, increased competitiveness of local industry, healthier citizens, more effective or efficient service delivery by government?* (150)
  • Implementation Information

  • Why are you entering this competition and how will winning seed funding and incubation benefit the development of your innovation, business or organisation?* (150)
    What are your development support needs?*
  • What education, work or business experience do you and any members of your team have?* (150)
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.