At the Forefront of Change and Innovation

Urban-Econ provides specialist research and advisory services in the science, technology and innovation (STI) domain.  The aim is to direct change, inform future decision making and contribute to the development of effective policies and programmes through Urban-Econ’s high-quality, professional set of skills and experience in the STI sectors.


  • Policy Assessment & Alignment
  • Value Chain Analysis
  • Industry Capability Statements
  • Social & Economic Impact Assessment Studies (Inputs Into EIAs)
  • Localisation Potential Analysis
  • Market Entry Investigations

Key projects

Independent Evaluation of the Wireless Mesh Network in Government Broadband

Department of Science and Technology Economic Analysis Model



Elena Broughton

Manager: Innovation & Sustainable Development Unit


012 342 8686