Newcastle has always offered entrepreneurs an opportunity to spread their wings. Today, more than ever, this perfectly positioned centre of economic activity in north western KwaZulu-Natal brings an exciting new dimension to inward investment.
Situated midway between Durban and Johannesburg, Newcastle is well set to meet an investor’s every need. Abundant water, competitive industrial electricity tariffs and service charges, and a large reserve of stable labour, ensures the town is geared for accelerated economic growth. Add the well developed transport infrastructure and first world educational, medical and community services, and internationally acclaimed tourist attractions, and you have an offering that presents a a focused, structured and rewarding opportunity.
KZN Techno Hubs : Driving Science, Technology & Innovation!
The KwaZulu-Natal provincial government is calling on high-tech entrepreneurs, researchers, property developers,business leaders and academics to join them in their efforts to kick-start job creation and attract investment. It has started to develop state of the art Technology Hubs in four key areas across the province where companies, specialised suppliers, service providers, and associated institutions in a specific industry can collaborate to foster innovation,
growth and increase their competitiveness.
Interested parties and businesses are invited to submit an Expression of Interest.
After months of planning and preparation, groundwork is set to start on the Techno Hub, which will be built on a prominent site at the Newcastle airport. Now is the perfect time to take advantage of this opportunity to become part of this exciting development!
Today’s business leaders understand that technology and innovation are the cornerstone of their company’s future success. And they also understand that seeking partnerships and collaborating with other companies can lead to faster and more meaningful innovation – stimulating growth and creating greater economic opportunities.
The KwaZulu-Natal provincial government has identified this need for technological innovation and collaboration and has begun developing science and technology parks in four key regions across the province to promote the so-called knowledge economy, drive socio-economic development and increase competitiveness.
The provincial government is working closely with the GWI Group, the company responsible for driving the KZN Techno Hubs project and enabling its teams to deliver world class facilities.