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Welcome to the Science & Technology Innovation Park (STIP)

 HVDC, VRTC and SMART GRID CENTRES
 

About us

The UKZN Science & Technology Innovation Park (STIP) was established as a result of an initial partnership between UKZN and Eskom.

The UKZN Science & Technology Innovation Park (STIP) was established as a result of an initial partnership between UKZN and Eskom.

The main objective of STIP is to foster research for product advancement and innovation through knowledge partnerships

Projects undertaken in the Park are in line with its main theme of Energy and Environment for Sustainable Social Development

Future projects could encompass other fields such as bio-technology and ICT to nurture hitech industries in commercialization of innovative ideas and technologies 
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   As indicated on diagram:
   1   Vibration Research & Testing Centre (VRTC)
   2  Smart Grid Centre
   3  High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Centre 
   4  Energy Research Centre
   5  Main building
   6  Small HVDC lab
 
     Completed/ Existing projects
     Future development

Main focus areas

  • Creation of awareness in Science, Engineering &Technology through community outreach.
  • Research in Centre's such as the Vibration Research & Testing Centre (VRTC), High Voltage Direct Current Centre (HVDC) have been established through partnerships with industry.
  • Commercialization of innovative research outputs in collaboration with UKZN, Industry & National Organizations.
 

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Contact us

Mr Pravesh Moodley - 031 260 8139 - moodleypr@ukzn.ac.za
 

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