The Vuligqondo Digital Lab is formed as a creative lab for collaborative innovation network by sharing in real-time solutions, brainstorming, exchanging ideas of each other and promoting the prototype system, products and designs for the development of the technology SMMEs in Mpumalanga for inclusive economic growth.
Vuligqondo Digital Lab is an initiative of Vuligqondo Research and Manufacturing Centre to create an enabling environment for technology innovation through achieving the mandates of Vuligqondo Innovation Networking Platform which is aimed at establishing a networking platform to bring together research, development and innovation communities, technology SMMEs, industry and government in order to support socio-economic development through innovation.
The Vuligqondo Digital Lab acts as a controlled testing environment of innovative technologies. This Digital Lab is equipped with appropriate infrastructure and simulate real-world-like setups to test the usability and effectiveness of new products before being deployed on the market.
What does Geekulcha really do?
Geekulcha exists to create and enable platforms for innovation and creativity through tech excitation at a contextualised and developmental approach.
Championing development of these groups:
Starting Them Young: Building excitation and enlightenment onto young minds from high school. Geekulcha guards tomorrow's Geek Culture.
Tertiary - Student Growth: Academic excellence through tech and innovation leadership on campus. The GKSS initiative also builds Tech and Innovation leadership capacity.
Young Professionals: Development onto one's career and getting exposed to opportuinities. The programmes exposes techies to technologies and industry leaders.
Marginalised Communities: People from low-income, the elderly, women & girls, people living with disabilities, rural/remote areas and historical marginalised.