COMPANIES & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMMISSION (CIPC)
The Commission focuses on the registration of companies and intellectual property.
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & TOURISM
The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development has a strategic mandate to help promote economic development and growth in the province.
The vision of the DTI is to be a dynamic industrial, globally competitive South African economy, characterised by inclusive growth and development, decent employment and equity, built on the full potential of all citizens.
Eskom generates, transmits and distributes electricity to industrial, mining, commercial, agricultural and residential customers and redistributors.
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The objectives of Gijima KZN are to: promote pro-poor local economic development, build the capacity of local government in managing local economic development, and increase local competitiveness through the building of partnerships.
The IDC’s primary objectives are to contribute to the creation of balanced, sustainable economic growth in South Africa and on the rest of the continent. They promote entrepreneurship through the building of competitive industries and enterprises based on sound business principles.
The Msunduzi Innovation and Development Institute (MIDI) is an initiative owned and governed jointly by the Pietermaritzburg-Msunduzi Municipality, the Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business, and the University of KwaZulu-Natal. The core business of MIDI is to identify innovative, imaginative projects that address the key challenges facing the City and to promote cross-sectoral engagement in bringing these projects to fruition. MIDI’s vision is to position Msunduzi as a forward-looking, successful and sustainable “City of Choice” able to attract and retain innovators at the leading edge of the economy and provide a high quality of life for all its residents.
Pietermaritzburg, situated within the Msunduzi Municipal boundary, is the Capital City of The Province of Kwa-Zulu Natal. Pietermaritzburg has come a long way from the quiet, colonial outpost it once was. Today, it is a modern South African city that is home to over 600 000 people of diverse cultures.
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Productivity SA’s mandate is primarily to enhance the productive capacity of South Africa.
PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN
Proudly South African is an exciting campaign to promote South African companies, products and services which are helping to create jobs and economic growth in our country.
ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY
The Royal Agricultural Society of Natal is an organisation ‘not for gain’ committed to serving the interests of Agriculture, Commerce and Industry in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal in particular and South Africa as a whole. The RAS aspires to facilitate interaction, education and trade through the medium of exhibitions and shows.
The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) is an agency of the South African Department of Trade and Industry (the dti). Seda was established in December 2004, through the National Small Business Amendment Act, Act 29 of 2004. It is mandated to implement government’s small business strategy; design and implement a standard and common national delivery network for small enterprise development; and integrate government-funded small enterprise support agencies across all tiers of government.
TRADE & INVESTMENT KWAZULU-NATAL
Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal is a South African trade and inward investment promotion agency, established to promote the province of KwaZulu-Natal as an investment destination and to facilitate trade by assisting local companies to access international markets.
UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL
As an institution of higher learning, it is committed to academic excellence, innovation in research and critical engagement with society.