Innovation for the benefit of society

Innovation is in PTU’s DNA. We help students and employees translate inventions and discoveries into enterprising businesses, and we engage in innovative collaborations with society as a whole.

PTU has one of the most well-developed ecosystems for innovation and entrepreneurship among technical universities in Africa. This ecosystems helps bringing new ideas and inventions from the classrooms and research laboratories at PTU into the real world, where they can create new jobs and help solve tasks and challenges in society.

Innovation at PTU comprises four pillars, each with its own specific focus: