Innovus is the university industry interaction and innovation company of Stellenbosch University. Innovus is responsible for technology transfer, entrepreneurial support and development, and innovation at the university. The company manages the commercialisation of the University’s innovation and intellectual property portfolio through patenting, licensing and the formation of spin-out companies.

Through the LaunchLab business incubator, Innovus offers various services to and opportunities for entrepreneurs. In addition to this the equity holding in the Innovus group of companies is a valuable asset for the university.

The University’s Short Courses and Copyright division as well as Commercial Services also falls under Innovus.

Innovus' website profiles its impressive portfolio of patents and provides tools and advice for inventors wishing to commercialise their ideas, and investors who want to help turn great ideas into reality.

For more information, contact:


Tel: 021 808 3079 (Anita Nel, CEO)


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