OceanHub launch

Dear Ocean friends

We would like to thank all of you who attended the inauguration of OceanHub Africa’s new office space and the official launch of our call for applications on February 26th last week, with the support of Wesgro, the French Embassy, Dassault Systèmes and the V&A Waterfront.

We were thrilled with the turnout and very impressed with the energy you all have towards being involved in this ecosystem.


During the event, delegates recognised the importance from the:

  • V&A Waterfront (Barbara Stewart, Executive Manager),
  • City of Cape Town (James Vos, Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Opportunities),
  • Western Cape Government (Thamsanqa Vilakazi, Deputy Director for the Oceans Economy),
  • French Embassy (Laurent Amar, Consul General of France) recognized the important potential of OceanHub Africa and publicly committed to support the initiative.

OHA also used this occasion to sign partnership agreements with Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE®Lab and Sigfox.