About us

Working to broaden and deepen WITS University's impact on society

Wits Enterprise delivers a range of strategic services that are focused on marketing and commercialising Wits' output. We pride ourselves with being the best providers of Short Course, Research Support and Innovation Management. Wits Enterprise comprises three specialist units providing dedicated programmes and solutions that are aligned with our objective to broaden and deepen the University's impact in society.

We help make Wits knowledge matter.

Your 1st choice African partner in translating Wits ideas to reshape the world.
  • Innovation Support
    Wits Commercial Enterprise's Innovation Support team supports the development of products, processes and services from Wits University's world class research and innovations. Our team assists Wits' researchers and academics throughout their research-to-product journey.
  • Short Courses
    Wits Commercial Enterprise's Short Courses delivers courses and learning experiences across multiple disciplines. We also provide turnkey training solutions and customised learning experiences that are tailored to specific organisational needs. These learning solutions are multidisciplinary, drawn from the length and breadth of the University's faculties.
  • Research Support
    Wits Commercial Enterprise's Research Support team links Wits University's researchers and academics with public and private sector partners. We are the go-to platform for researchers wanting support to capitalise their knowledge and research, as well as for companies and organisations that need to tap into this expertise.

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Company information

Legal nameWits Commercial Enterprise (Pty) Ltd
Street address3rd Floor, PDH Building, 92 Empire Road, Braamfontein, 2001, Gauteng
Registered office & postal addressPO Box 514, Wits, 2050
Company Registration No.2002/008461/07
BBBEE statusLevel 2
Financial year1 January - 31 December
RSC Registration No.81294024
VAT Registration Certificate No.4220207742
Staff & Director ShareholdingsNone (Wits Enterprise is wholly-owned by the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg)
Banking DetailsBank: FNB / Branch Name: Braamfontein
Branch No.251905 / Account No. 62053727304