BDIH Profile

Botswana Digital & Innovation Hub is an innovative and networked organisation that promotes technology, entrepreneurship and commercialisation. Botswana Innovation Hub is under the Ministry of Tertiary Education Research Science and Technology with a Board of Directors from diverse disciplines to perform fiduciary duties for the company. BDIH is a company limited by guarantee to promote innovative ventures and has two subsidiaries namely Botswana Innovation Hub Properties (BIHP) and Botswana Innovation Hub Investments (BIHI).

BIHP has a mandate to develop and manage the Science and Technology Park and BIHI is a special purpose vehicle to attract commercially viable and technology related investments. The company focuses its activities and output on the following strategic areas; develop & manage Science & Technology Park, attract innovative companies and institutions, foster commercialization of innovations and technology transfer and contribute towards competiveness & national priorities. Botswana Digital & Innovation Hub supports start-ups and existing local companies as well as attracts international companies and institutions to develop and grow competitive technology driven and knowledge-based businesses.

The Park is an ideal location for technology-driven and knowledge-intensive businesses to establish themselves, develop, and compete in the regional and global markets

Our Mandate

Botswana Digital & Innovation Hub is incorporated as a company to develop and manage Botswana’s first Science and Technology Park to achieve the following;

  • Contribute to the country’s economic development and competitiveness
  • Create new scientific, technological, and indigenous knowledge-based business opportunities.
  • Foster entrepreneurship and technology transfer to develop start-up companies and add value to existing companies
  • Generate knowledge-based jobs opportunities
  • Attract innovative companies and institutions to Botswana Digital & Innovation Hub.

Our Mission

  • We exist to support the national innovation ecosystem to enhance Botswana’s global competitiveness.

Our Vision

  • To be Africa’s innovation leader, fostering high-tech businesses and commercialising ideas for sustainable economic growth.

Our Values

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