The Innovation Hub (TIH) is the first Science and Technology Park (STP) by international standards in Southern Africa. Established with a view to spurring the development of smart industries (high technology sectors) in Gauteng.
TIH’s role in the provincial innovation eco-system is to be a catalyst for innovation and a key knowledge economy driver, in line with the Gauteng Growth and Development Strategy. Key focus areas are information and communications technology (ICT), biotechnology, renewable energies and low carbon economy technologies (green economy). A new TIHMC CEO was appointed to drive TIHMC into its new direction in 2011/2012. A number of structural changes were implemented in the organisation to deliver on the mandate of the organisation.