Africa Digital Innovation Factory (ADIF).

ICT Digital Factory.

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Proposed Initiatives

PAICTA PROPOSES THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AFRICA DIGITAL INNOVATION FACTORY, TARGETING THE UNEMPLOYED YOUTH

Leveraging our strong networks in industry, the proposed digital factory will be a force to reckon with in tapping into digital technologies that harness the potential of the 4IR revolution towards creation of Society 5.0. Within the ADIF the following focused technologies for the Innovation Factory:

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CODING

GAMING

CYBER SECURITY

ROBOTICS

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)

BLOCK CHAIN

  • Drone Piloting
  • IoT
Drone Piloting
IoT

CAPACITY BUILDING

ADIF SHALL ALSO HOST HACKATHONS

ADIF intends to turn innovators, creatives to Entrepreneurs [creation of new start-up or enhancing existing ones]. Some of our Factory Roles: –

  • Innovative Solution that will solve community challenges;
  • Develop businesses;
  • IP Protection;
  • Commercialisation;
  • Mentorship;
  • Entrepreneurship;
  • Train the trainer model.


RATIONALE

DIGITAL EXPERIENCE

ADIF intends to incubate youth, women SMMEs and emerging innovators within Amathole District Municipality in Eastern Cape.

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WITHIN THE FACTORY

We are going to be sourcing incubates from the following community groupings:

1.    Unemployed Youth (mainly women);

2.    Youth that have got ideas and they need to develop them;

3.    Or the SMMEs owned by youth (men or women).


THE PROCESS

ADIF PROCESS

We will take all the ones that have developed a working Prototype and put them through the following process:


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Register a company for them

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Mentor and assist in further developing the prototype or the MVP

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Assist them in prototyping their IP

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Technology Commercialisation

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Further Personal Development & Mentorship

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Marketing and Branding of their companies

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Year 1: Introduction to 4IR & Prototype Development

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Year 1: Entrepreneurship

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Year 2: Commercialisation & Digital and Social Media Marketing

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Year 2: Project Management

Year 3: Monitoring Phase

Co – Work ; Co – Make ; Co- Market

PAICTA has partnered and signed MOUs with influential partners i.e academic institutions, research institutions, private and government departments that are important for the success of the centre. The partnerships with academic institutions, private organisations, state owned entities and the African community at large will enable sustainability of the ADIF.

OUR PORTFOLIO

OUR PARTNERSHIP NETWORK

PAICTA has partnered and signed MOUs with influential partners i.e academic institutions, research institutions, private and government departments that are important for the success of the centre.

GREAT THINGS IN BUSINESS ARE NEVER DONE BY ONE PERSON. THEY’RE DONE BY A TEAM OF PEOPLE.

We are committed to providing our clientele with exceptional experiences while offering our team the best training to ensure the success of the ADIF dream.

A place of opportunities whose sole focus is serving its communities – ADIF!

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www.paicta.org

CONTACT

P: +27 81 499 8200

E: sonwabo@paicta.org


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