The Moses Kotane Institute (MKI) is an entity of the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Provincial Government through the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA), with a mandate to conduct world class research into training, skills development, and provincial strategic economic sectors; to strategically lead on innovation and maritime coordination and implementation activities to respond to the needs of provincial economy. It also coordinates interactions between line functions or sector departments established or envisaged provincial government training institutions, tertiary institutions and other external service providers.

MKI is calling for Entrepreneurs in the following key sectors: Maritime, Agriculture, Renewable Energy Manufacturing and Tourism, to take part in the MKI Virtual Incubation Programme

The Incubation Programme is six-months in duration and is aimed at aspirant entrepreneurs who are still at ideation phase or have informal business that need to be formalised.

The eligibility criteria/ requirements for the program:
a) Applicants must be residents of KwaZulu-Natal (proof of residence required).
b) Applicants must be persons who are between the ages of 18-35 years.
c) Entrepreneur with an existing idea/business in maritime, agriculture, renewable energy or manufacturing sector (any verticals within these sectors).
d) Certified copies of Identity documents (Certification no older than 6 months).
e) The business must be represented by at least two participants from the same business of which one must be the co-founder.
f) Female entrepreneurs are encouraged to apply.


Interested applicants should complete the online applications by clicking on this link

By no later than 07th of August 2020. Supporting documents will only be required from shortlisted applicants.

Enquiries may be directed to Ms Sue Singh: Tel (031) 266 1777, Email: Applicants who have not heard from MKI within 6 weeks from the closing date can consider their application as being unsuccessful. The institution reserves the right not to appoint.