A SPACE OF INFINITE
IMPACT - PURPOSE - SUSTAINABILITY
Innovation Space is a niche innovation, impact and training company.
Our focus is on people, technology, innovation and sustainable change.
We build "things" with our clients and communities - digital and physical.... and we make an impact everywhere we go!
We work with entities of all sizes and in all stages of development - government and civil society organisations; corporates, start-ups, NGOs, CBOs, and SMMEs.
But above all, our work is impactful, purpose-driven, catalytic and sustainable.
3 to 6-MONTH ACCELERATORS designed for community, run in community.
In association with multi-lateral funders, impact foundations, and global corporates.
Aimed at developing sustainable SOCIAL ENTERPRISES.
INNOVATION IN ACTION
Bespoke; curated Corporate or Private Events:
Spend a day or more immersed in EXPLORATION: IDEATION and PROTOTYPING . We take you on an experiential physical journey, iterative exploration, activation and experiential learning.
INNOVATION SPACES: HUBS - DESIGN & BUILD
Our key projects include the design and build and operation of INNOVATIONS SPACES and HUBS. Our founder is responsible for the digital and physical build as well as full innovation and incubation programme rollout of the GE AFRICA INNOVATION CENTRE and revitalisation of the GIBS Innovation Hub.
SOCIAL INNOVATION in association with community organisations, corporates, funders and, of course communities and SMMEs
GLOBAL CONFERENCES, BROADCASTS, WEBINARS
DIGITAL / LIVE IN PERSON AFRICAN INNOVATION SHOWCASE
Thought leaders; Happenings; Managed, curated and produced by INNOVATION SPACE and associated companies
WORKPLACE INNOVATION CONSULTING
CORPORATE, PUBLIC SECTOR. Advisory on workplace innovation practice, (vs product innovation) corporate health; digital best practice. WORKFROMHOME excellence.
We work with our clients to reach practical, implementable, scalable and sustainable solutions
- pragmatic and fit-for-function.
SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION ENACTIVATED
Design, Management of physical Innovation Centre and all Innovation Programmes
GE AFRICA INNOVATION CENTRE
Over 500 workshops completed for various corporate organisations
INNOVATION EXPLORATION (CORPORATE)
Year-long 120 graduates: Social Creative Entrepreneurs
ACCELERATOR: BRITISH COUNCIL DICE
SOCIAL INNOVATION IN ACTION
A global digital broadcast for 3 days and including 30 countries. South Africa's debut. 22 rivetting broadcast sessions compiled, curated and produced by Innnovation Space. All broadcasts available here
As South Africa entered lockdown on 27 March 2020, our team immediately commenced work with communities in distress. Our work included community kitchens, Early Childhood Development and MASKMAKING. Masks4Good was a leader in changing behaviour in South Africa - and simultaneously established work for 42 community mask makers and ensured that almost 20 000 masks were given away over 4 months through the largesse of retail customers and with the aid of organisation such as @afrikatikkun @theangelnetworksa and others
Live broadcast: To raise funds for residents of the Inner City (Johanneburg) on Mandela Day 2020.
This broadcast, produced by the Inner City COMMUNITY ACTION NETWORK (CAN) with endorsement from the National Foundations Dialogue Initiative covered 67 minutes of an inner city run through Johannesburg by the young men of Fight with Insight. Proceeds went to groups working on Gender Based Violence in the Inner City of Johannesburg.