Case study: Building economic resilience through partnerships that support early-stage innovation
Jan 6, 2021
Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom
GreenCape, supported by the City of Cape Town, has published a case study titled: "Green Economy Enterprise Development and Investment - Building economic resilience through partnerships that support early-stage innovation in the start-up eco-system ."
The case study describes the resilience based rationale and outcome of the GreenPitch Innovation Challenge, hosted by GreenCape and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF), in partnership with Invest Cape Town, an initiative of the City of Cape Town.
This case study discusses:
- How continued investment into early stage green innovation strengthens the resilience of the local economy, hereby helping to survive and adapt during unexpected shocks;
- The importance of collaboration and collaborative techniques in supporting green economy ecosystem innovation;
- How partnerships can be mobilised to stimulate green business growth though supporting early-stage innovation; and
- The circular economy potential embedded in early-stage innovation and entrepreneurship support.
To access the free case study, click here.