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Annual Report FY 2009/10 Presentation to Portfolio Committee on Science and Technology Duncan Tungande Tshumisano Trust 13 th October 2010. Presentation Outline Introduction: Tshumisano Strategic Intent

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Annual Report FY 2009/10

Presentation

to

Portfolio Committeeon Science and Technology

Duncan Tungande

Tshumisano Trust

13th October 2010


  • Presentation Outline

    • Introduction:

    • Tshumisano Strategic Intent

    • Technology Stations ,Institutes for Advanced Tooling & Internship Programme

    • Tshumisano Trust Performance FY 2009/10

      • SME Technology Development Initiatives

      • Performance of Internship Programme

      • Tshumisano Project Highlights

      • Challenges & Opportunities

    • Audited Financial Statements FY 2009/10

    • Way forward for TSP

    • Q & A


Introduction
INTRODUCTION

  • Tshumisano Trust was established in 2003 by DST

  • Started with 3 Technology Stations to 15 currently

  • The Technology Station are hosted by UOTs

  • The programme is funded by DST to offer support for SMEs by facilitating Technology Transfer and Innovation

  • TSP draws strength from its partnerships with UOTs,GTZ,IDC,SABS,SEDA, Private sector and other institutions in the NSI

  • Currently the programme has migrated into TIA with other DST entities


Dst funding instrument to tshumisano
DST funding instrument to Tshumisano

  • Technology Station Programme - Grant

    • Operational Cost

    • Equipments

    • Projects

  • IAT – Ringfenced Funds

  • Internship Programme - Ringfenced Funds


  • ENVISAGED OUTCOMES

  • Within the supported SMEs:

  • Improved competitiveness throughworld class products, production technologies or services.

  • Increasing capacity for continuing technology assimilation and innovation.

  • Within the participating Universities:

  • Improved and enriched R&D as well as teaching and learning activities leading to:

  • Better understanding of SME needs


TSHUMISANO STRATEGIC INTENT: To be Within Reach ofevery SME in all Nine Provinces in South Africa!



  • TECHNOLOGY STATIONS

    • Agri-food Processing atCape Peninsula University of Technology (Cape Town)

    • Chemicals at Tshwane University of Technology (Ga-Rankuwa)

    • Composite Materials at Vaal University of Technology (Vanderbylpark)

    • Downstream Chemicals at NMMU (Port Elizabeth)

    • Chemicals at Mangosuthu Technikon in Umlazi (Durban)

    • Clothing and Textile Technology at CPUT (Bellville)


  • Automotive Components at NMMU (Port Elizabeth)

  • Agrifood Processing at University of Limpopo (Polokwane)

  • Metals & Manufacturing at Central University of Technology (Bloemfontein)

  • Moulded and Re-enforced Plastics at Durban Institute of Technology (Durban)

  • Metal Casting and Foundry Technologies at University of Johannesburg

  • Electronics at Tshwane University of Technology (Tshwane)


Institutes for Advanced Tooling(IAT)

Centers of Excellence for Tool Design, Tooling Technology Transfer, Research and Innovation.

Through the Tshumisano Trust

at

Tshwane University of Technology, Walter Sisuluand Stellenbosch Universities


  • Economic Growth through enhanced competitiveness of SME’s in terms of:

    • Design and formulation of curricula for knowledge driven advancement of scares skills(Designers, Toolmakers, IT)

    • World class products via properly designed tools


  • Objectives of the internship programme
    Objectives of the Internship Programme

    • Ensure graduate students are more employable through empowering them with practical work experiences with industry related projects;

    • Ensure that candidates of designated groups be encouraged to partake in critical fields of Science, Engineering and Technology which includes post graduate levels;

    • Address challenges inherent in Human Capital Development in the field of science, engineering, and Technology; and

    • Involve a greater number of M-Tech and D-Tech students in the hope of increasing research activity.

    • Ensure that students get experiential learning with an opportunity to receive their National Diploma certificates







    Agri food processing
    Agri Food Processing

    Pawpaw drying

    Apple drying


    Training of smes in chemical manufacturing
    Training of SMEs in Chemical Manufacturing

    Lady from Kempton park

    Lady From Zeerust-Rustenburg


    Automotive projects
    Automotive projects

    Three wheel safe motorcycle

    High pressure, high flow water pump for firefighting



    • Establishing a footprint in other underserved Provinces

    • Mismatch between service demand by SME’s relative to Trust’s capacity to supply adequate interventions

    • Industry buy-in for Government funded Technology Diffusion and Transfer Initiatives

    • Critical mass of Black and Women-owned businesses assisted by the Trust


    FINANCIAL OVERVIEW

    2009/10

    (Unqualified Audit Report)





    Way forward for tsp
    Way forward for TSP 2010

    • The business of the Trust was transferred to the TIA as a going concern on the 1st of April 2010

    • The result would be that the existing rights and obligations of the Trust were taken over by TIA

    • All assets and liabilities were taken over by TIA at the carrying values as of the 1st of April 2010


    Thank You ! 2010

    Q & A


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