Knowledge Economy and Innovation

 
Name: Mr. Rod Grewan
Tel: 053 839 4806
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Purpose : 

To develop the knowledge economy through innovation  to promote economic development. 

Functions : 

  1. Implementation of the Northern Cape Information Society Strategy (NCISS) through priority strategic interventions and relevant institutional mechanisms.
  2. Promote expanded access and affordable high speed broadband connectivity with state and private sector partners.
  3. Promote content development relating to both private and public partners focusing on SMMEs in the province.   
  4. Manage departmental enterprise information architecture (EIA) and management information systems (MIS).
  5. Foster cooperation with govrenment IT functions and promotion of e-Government service platforms in the province.
  6. Manage skills development in the Knowledge Economy and Innovation unit.