About Us

About 4IR Aquatech

The 4IR Aquatech Accelerator is a sector-specific programme that seeks to fast-track sustainable solutions for Africa’s water-energy- food nexus challenges. We open up a whole new world for the development and sustainable growth of the Southern African region. Our commitment to sustainable development as a regional Hub is firmly anchored in our DNA.


This is a 6-month mentorship-driven programme designed to identify, develop, support, fund, and up-scale a new generation of 4IR enabled solutions. The accelerator programme Includes masterclasses, workshops, excursions, one-on-one coaching, networking, and client project implementation. This accelerator provides candidates with tools and resources to build their solution; create a strong business model, perfect their pitch and launch their business or solution.

The 4IR Aquatech Process

Connect with other like-minded entrepreneurs within the accelerator, network and exchange ideas.

Participate in the weekly activities and learn from the masterclasses delivered by high level industry experts.

Use the Entreprenerdy platform, the most advanced tool to help you create your own business plan and relevant modeling.

Utilise the resources and network to access the bigger market. Build and scale for impact.