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The primary mandate of the UJ Process, Energy and Environmental Technology Station (UJ-PEETS) is to contribute towards improving the competitiveness of industry and SMEs through the application of specialized knowledge, technology and facilitating the interaction between industry (especially SMEs) and academia, to enable innovation and technology transfer to grow the green economy. The UJ-PEETS was established in 2010 under the support of University of Johannesburg. The Technology station is funded by Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), which is an agency of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) to fulfil this mandate.

A formal definition for the green economy can be regarded as a “system of economic activities related to the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services that result in improved human well-being over the long term, while not exposing future generations to significant environmental risks or ecological scarcities”. It implies the decoupling of resource use and environmental impacts from economic growth. It is characterized by substantially increased investment in green sectors, supported by enabling policy reforms.

UJ-PEETS is dedicated to support SMEs by providing engineering services to grow the green economy

To be a leading Technology Station that stimulates and supports technological innovation in a vibrant green economy towards equitable socio-economic success

Providing technical oriented enterprise development support in the water, energy and environment sector through appropriate technological innovations in order to grow South Africa`s socio-economy in a sustainable manner


  • To initiate, develop and sustain strategic partnerships to grow the green economy through various technology interventions.
  • To develop, integrate, improve, and transfer innovative technologies for the enhancement of the green economy in the 4th industrial revolution.
  • To be a leading Technology Station having skilled staff together with effective and efficient processes and systems.

Download our brochure for more information 2019_UJ PEETS_Brochure_web.pdf

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  • Fill out a Client Capturing Form (CCF)
  • Must be completely filled and signed with the Company registration number (if available)
  • For start-up companies not registered with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), an Identity Document (ID) Copy of one of the members should be submitted.
  • Copy of ID (if the client is an individual without a registered company) should be submitted.
  • Clients under the age of 18 are to be accompanied by a guardian or school teacher when using any services at the TS.
  • For large groups (I.e. schools or organisations) the entity representative will need to sign a CCF.

The Client Capturing Form (CCF) can be completed in one of two ways:
  • You can complete the online application
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  • Download the form: