Elijah Djan is an Industrial Engineering student at the University of Pretoria. He is passionate about entrepreneurship and is committed to improving the state of Africa. He is the founder and inventor of Nubrix, a company that makes bricks from waste paper and he is the co-founder of an African clothing brand Bronsz. His company Nubrix is a private company that aims to be the premier supplier of paper bricks. They recycle waste paper to make building bricks which we believe will be cheaper than conventional bricks.
Innovators should think like entrepreneurs explains the importance of seeking the entrepreneurial opportunities within innovation and research to ensure that problems that are researched are solved. The talk expresses how simply shifting our mindset about our innovations can affect their chance of succeeding.