Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct

Tshimologong Precinct is a hub in the heart of Braamfontein where innovation and creativity meet to give birth to new digital beginnings.

The University of the Witwatersrand and its partners in government, business and industry have officially launched the Wits Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, in 2016. Setswana for “new beginnings”, Tshimologong is Johannesburg’s newest high-tech address in the vibrant inner-city district of Braamfontein, where the incubation of start-ups, the commercialisation of research and the development of high-level digital skills for students, working professionals and unemployed youths will take place.

The precinct located in Braamfontein is now home to programmers, designers, developers, entrepreneurs and startups; offering flexible open-plan co-working areas with broadband connectivity, computer laboratories, training rooms, maker spaces, creative content development environments, and administrative and infrastructure support offices.  The area also houses the IBM Research Lab project.

Through Wits’ Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE), Tshimologong has been three years in the making and is a dynamic development that encourages tech innovation and collaboration between the University’s researchers and students and the private, public and civil society sectors in Johannesburg.

Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct

Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct

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Location 41 Juta Street Braamfontein
Targets South Africa
Sectors EdTech, HealthTech, ICT

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