This sector focuses mainly on catalyzing activities related to clean technologies, energy and environmental research and development and commercial activities within those areas. Its emphasis is on environmental protection in renewable energy, cleaner coal, water conservation and waste management.
Information & Communications Technology and ICT Enabled Services
Botswana Innovation Hub is creating a unique platform that will enable ICT growth through research and development, ICT Skills development, and related commercial business activities. BIH is already catalyzing businesses activities and research activities in different areas of ICT like software development, voice and data networks, business process automation, hardware and peripherals and hi-tech computing.
This sector is focused on catalyzing more research and development activities, and commercial business in the areas of, testing and manufacturing, with special emphasis on addressing cross cutting issues of food security, HIV Aids and exploitation of a wide range of indigenous natural products.
The mining technologies sector focuses on facilitating joint research and development in mining and related technologies focus on technology providers as well as business development in exploration, geology, mining, ore processing and mineral beneficiation technologies.
The indigenous knowledge systems (IKS) sector focuses on local-level decision-making and cultural activities of rural communities. IKS has value not only for the culture in which it evolves, but also for scientists and planners striving to improve conditions in rural localities.