INNOVATION HAPPENS HERE
INNOVATION HAPPENS HERE
Welcome to the East London IDZ Science & Technology Park
MAKING IT HAPPEN
MAKING IT HAPPEN
3D Printing | Laser Cutting & Engraving | CNC Lathe Machining | Desktop Milling
MADE POSSIBLE BY:
MADE POSSIBLE BY:
The East London Industrial Development Zone

Designed to enhance both the competitive and comparative advantages of the ELIDZ as a preferred industrial and investment destination

OUR SERVICES

include a laboratories for testing and auditing capabilities, a design centre, training platforms as well as incubator services.
The ELIDZ Consulting and Analytical laboratory, the first of its kind in the province, serves as an ideal testing hub for the Eastern Cape. Staffed by highly competent staff specializing in chemical and microbiological analysis, this laboratory is able to provide analyses of water. There are currently expansions planned for food, beverages and environmental analysis.
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EL IDZ STP has established a 3D printing and rapid prototyping facility. Entrepreneurs, researchers and industry can bring or transmit a design concept developed usually in the form of a CAD model into a usable prototype.
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A catalyst and leader in the development and growth of skills within the sector, not only within the Eastern Cape, but also South Africa and into Africa.
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The latest design techniques are being used to create impactful, interactive and attractive workspaces created within an innovation space where like-minded individuals can work and relax.
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Connect and solve is an open innovation project run within the ELIDZ Science and Technology Park (ELIDZSTP). This is a web-based platform that aims to connect innovators, investors and solution providers with solution seekers in government, academia, civil society and the private sector (the multi-helix) within the Eastern Cape and beyond.
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Tenants; Chemin, ECITI and the Cortex Hub have well established reputations for offering start-ups the assistance they need to become fully fledged businesses. Should your business not fall within the services offered by these incubators, the ELIDZSTP will endeavor to find the right incubation support for your start-up.
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SMME's IN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

117

BENEFICIARIES TRAINED

155

INCUBATES

2

PROTOTYPES

WHAT OUR CUSTOMER SAY

Our customers and tenants of the ELIDZ Science & Technology Park are key to the success and growth of innovation in our region.

I was introduced to patent attorneys and then was able to have my prototype 3D printed at the Design Centre that is here at the ELIDZ STP.
Barrington Shirley

Barrington Shirley

CEO, SHIRLCORP

The ELIDZ Science & Technology Park assisted in accessing funding for research & development for commercialization which has allowed us to set up our very own factory.
Sandiswa Qayi

Sandiswa Qayi

Marketing Director - AET AFRICA