TUESDAY, 15 MAY 2018

Social Innovation: The Driving Force of Social Change

Social change: How cultural and community insight can help us innovate the future we want

Alex Densmore, Founder, Activation Energy, South Africa

An interactive showcase: Presentations and demonstrations by innovators and entrepreneus whose transfer and adaptation of technologies tackle water and energy challenges in Africa


Clement Mokoenene, Founder, Vehicle Energy Harvesting System (VEHS), South Africa
Thomas Murphy, Founder, AfriSoul Life Systems, SA
Patrice Boyer, Civil Engineer and Project Manager, Turnkey Water Solutions, South Africa &
Maxime Therrillion, Export Manager, Mascara Renewable Water, France
Kuda Mzembe, Co-founder, Advanced Power Technologies, Zimbabwe
Sandiswa Qayi, Managing Director, AET Africa, South Africa
Peter Jordaan, CEO, Water Power 4all, South Africa
Jakob Andersen,CEO, Mash Biotech, Denmark

Investing in entrepreneurs:
Connecting innovators with investors and causes with contributors, ultimately supporting water and energy solutions

Patrick Schofield, COO and Co-founder, ThundaFund and Uprise.Africa, South Africa – a presentation on the benefits of crowd funding
Maximilian Pichulik, Partner, Impact Amplifier, South Africa

Ideation to implementation: Understanding the key to successful innovation by learning the implementation framework to get a product market ready

Thabo Ramphore, Innovation Lead, Innovation Switch, South Africa


Innovative EU energy and environmental technologies: Pitches by 15 European innovators