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 the provincial economy. It also coordinates the interaction between line functions or sector departments established or envisaged provincial government training institutions, tertiary institutions, and other external service providers.
MKI is calling for expression of interest for the KwaZulu-Natal Voluntary Innovation Advisory Committee. The advisory committee’s main purpose is to provide strategic advice to Moses Kotane Institute on emerging technologies, strategy, and policy direction in advancing innovation in KZN.
The KwaZulu-Natal Voluntary Innovation Advisory Committee will also advise on
– The content and priorities of innovation in KZN
– The new approaches to delivery and advancing of innovation particularly in the rural areas
– The approach in capturing, measuring and communicating the impact derived from the MKI innovation program both in short and long term
– Input on the draft KwaZulu-Natal Innovation Strategy
Interested applicants should email their applications to i[email protected]
on the 06/03/2020. Each application must include the following documents, submitted only in electronic format (i.e. PDF or Word format):
– a cover letter (preferably not exceeding one page) explaining your motivation for applying and what contribution you could make to the Advisory Committee;
– a curriculum vitae (CV), preferably not exceeding five pages;
– A declaration of interests (as per attached form)
Inquiries may be directed to Ms. Bongiwe Julayi:

Tel: (031) 266 1777

Email: [email protected].

The MKI reserve the right not to appoint.