East London
Port Elizabeth
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About Us

Chemin South Africa

About Us

What We Do

The South African Chemical Technology Incubator is a not-for-profit business incubator, under the Small Enterprise Development Agency’s incubation program.

We are dedicated to supporting the growth of very early stage technology-based businesses in the South African Chemical sector. Chemin provides clients with an exceptional entrepreneurial business environment that promotes collaboration, innovation and encourages ingenuity as well the creation of wealth.

Our Vision

Chemin will be the principal agent in establishing small and micro enterprises in the downstream chemical manufacturing sector in South Africa.

Our Mission

Chemin’s mission is to stimulate, launch and/ or grow sustainable SMEs in the downstream chemical sector.

Long Term Objectives

  • The facilitation of technology and entrepreneurial training
  • The provision of access to infrastructure and services for appropriate technology and business incubation
  • Significantly increase BEE within the chemical industry
  • The establishment of networks linking global and local companies.

Passionate About Small Business Development

As our clients seek to start their first, or next, entrepreneurial venture, Chemin can provide them with access to the programs and services they require to succeed in the Chemicals industry. For any start-up company the road to success is long and unnerving, but making the right business decisions at the right time can make all the difference between a business success and a business dream. Chemin’s clients are afforded with the opportunity to work with highly professional and skillful business minds with the goal of nurturing and encouraging the development of new chemical technology based businesses

Chemin’s incubation program has assisted many entrepreneurs with developing ideas to profitable businesses. Our program provides an array of resources and services such as lab space, testing facilities, manufacturing equipment, office space, access to seed finance and collaboration with universities, industrial experts, financing agencies and other government departments.

Are you wanting to become part of the Chemin incubation program?