Johannesbourg, South Africa (ADV) – South Africa is set to host the Technology Top100 (TT100) Programme Awards Ceremony in Johannesburg later today where the Minister of Science and Technology, Mmamoloko Kubayi Ngubane, is set to deliver the keynote address
Launched in 1991, the awards have become an effective vehicle for achieving growth and innovation advancement in the country, while raising awareness of the critical need for South African companies to embrace the management of technology, innovation and people in a sustainable manner.
Held under the theme: Celebrating Leadership, the TT100 awards showcase innovation and technological prowess in small, medium and large enterprises and is an initiative of the Da Vinci Institute of Technology Management, for which the Department of Science and Technology DST) is the main sponsor.
Innovation is at the heart of government’s National Development Plan (NDP’s) and these awards are in line with the objective of turning South Africa into a high-growth, employment generating, and knowledge-based economy.
The programme is in line with the DST’s commitment towards an inclusive national system of innovation through growing support for grassroots innovators and developing local innovation.
The categories are as follows:
- Management of Technology
- Management of Innovation
- Management of People
- Management of Systems
- Innovation Concept
- Director-General Award for Emerging and Small Enterprises
- Minister Award for Medium and Large Enterprises
© Bur-csa – A.H – N.A / From our regional correspondent Mkhululi Chimoio – African Daily Voice (ADV)