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South Africa

UNESCO Chair in Technological Entrepreneurship (684), established in 2005 at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) (South Africa)

Fields / Disciplines

Technological entrepreneurship, innovation and technology transfer.

  • The purpose of the Chair shall be to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of technological entrepreneurship.

  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in South Africa, The Netherlands and Germany.

Host Institution

Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)Website


Technikon Pretoria (South Africa) Website

Technikon Northern Gauteng (South Africa) Website

University of Twente (The Netherlands) Website

University of Dortmund (Germany)Website

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Natural Sciences, UNESCO Office Windhoek

Documents Progress Report 2007 (short version)
Activities of the UNESCO Chair in Technological Entrepreneurship, Tshwane University of Technology.

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