n Management Today - Gauteng MEC hosts business forum at Vaal University of Technology
|Article Title||Gauteng MEC hosts business forum at Vaal University of Technology|
|© Publisher:||Richard Havenga & Associates|
|Publication Date||Apr 2012|
|Pages||68 - 70|
One week after his Budget Speech, the Gauteng MEC for Finance, Mr Mandla Nkomfe hosted a business forum at the Vaal University of Technology (VUT). The forum was attended by entrepreneurs from both large and small businesses. The Vice-Chancellor and Principal of VUT , Prof Irene Moutlana explained the university's model of collaboration with government, community and business as what has become known as the "triple helix model". She said the model encapsulates a dynamic and interactive relationship between the university, industry and government in the creation, dissemination and sharing of knowledge for enterprise development and economic growth.
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