Circular businesses are still rare in South Africa but one that stands out is Inseco, an agro-processing and industrial biology company in Cape Town, South Africa. The company is investing in sustainable food protein and has designed waste management systems to convert landfill-destined waste streams into highly nutritious, cost-effective and sustainable insect protein for the animal feed markets.
This type of innovative business model is the reason the Circular Economy Boost was created. This initiative provides businesses like (or that aspire to be like) Inseco, with targeted support and resources to boost their growth and profitability.
CEA Boost is looking for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) active in the circular economy, environmental sustainability, recycling, waste reduction and related sectors.
There are 50 places available for this intensive 6-month initiative and the opportunity is open to all businesses who meet the following criteria:
The programme offers very focused, practical and deliberate support to unlock exponential growth through a range of targeted interventions, including:
Applications are now open and close on 30 July 2021. To apply for the CEA Boost programme, please click here.