This platform is open to all persons (local innovators and entrepreneurs) and organisations (government bodies, universities, funding entities, and businesses) with an interest in innovation and calls for involvement in creatively solving local socio-economic challenges in the Free State.
Parties can identify themselves by simply registering on the platform, and indicating whether they are in academia, government, industry, an innovator or entrepreneur, or from the general public with an interest in innovation.
By registering all the necessary contact details, parties can request help, receive notifications, and communicate with each other.
Solutions may be sought from the community as a whole or the SolutionExchange task team may act as an intermediary to connect necessary parties.
If you have not yet secured your Intellectual Property through formal channels (i.e. Patents, or Trade Marks) you are requested not to reveal any confidential material, knowledge, or sensitive information about your product, project or venture.
All calls are reviewed by the SoultionExchange Task Team before being uploaded to the platform.
There is direct contact between interested parties and advertising bodies after a call is uploaded to the platform.
From this space you can keep up to date with the latest activities happening on the platform, such as the arrival of new members, the latest Calls to Innovators, and the most recent comments posted by members.
Please note that Solution Exchange does not assist with funding for any project. If you require funding, please visit Thundafund.