Vision and Mission

Our Vision is to leverage its expertise and resource network to positively impact economic development and community wealth in Nelson Mandela Bay.

Our Mission To support the successful development and sustainability of new innovation-based businesses

Our Goals are to:

  • Support specific sectors and industry cluster development
  • Stimulate entrepreneurial spirit and promote innovation
  • Identify, explore and develop regional competitiveness
  • Enhance the links between the NMMU and the business community
  • Support job creation


Propella structure diagram

Propella focuses on sectors which have been prioritised by National, Provincial and Local Government and show growth potential both locally and internationally.

The selected sectors also dovetail with the NMMU’s areas of focus thus ensuring effective participation and support from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. 

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