Discover the power of Open Innovation
A workshop hosted by The Innovation Hub | 1 February 2017
The Innovation Hub, in partnership with the Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability (RIIS), is inviting Gauteng companies of all sizes
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The Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability
RIIS is a leading Innovation Consultancy, headquartered in South Africa. We have an extensive track record of supporting our clients to drive innovation excellence across their organisation. We are driven by a single goal – to help build resilient companies over the long term by ensuring sustainable, profitable innovation.
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