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Bioeconomy SA Portal
Bioeconomy SA Portal

What is Bioeconomy SA?

Bioeconomy SA is a national initiative to promote and harness bio-innovation for economic growth and social development. It is informed by the National Bioeconomy Strategy, underpinned by advanced science and indigenous knowledge and focuses on the health, agricultural, industrial & environmental, and indigenous knowledge sectors. It is coordinated by the Department of Science and Innovation and powered by a wide range of public-private partnerships and investments.


Find health solutions that are relevant to South Africans. 

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Invest in bio-innovation products, processes and technology services to ensure food security and sustainable livelihoods. 

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Industry & Environment

Use bio-based processes and renewable biomass to manufacture bioproducts and enable a circular economy. 

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Indigenous Knowledge

Indigenous knowledge systems cut across the three other sectors and translate traditional bio-based knowledge into products and services. 

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Latest News & Events

EPO, the Technology Innovation Agency, and AfricaBio has partnered to bring you a 2-day online seminar where you can learn how to use IP innovation to your benefit. Register here:…
Croplife South Africa will host a Genome Editing Webinar Series that will take place virtually amongst stakeholders in South Africa on policy, innovation and communication.  Seats are limited!…
Join the AgriTech 2021 Seminar for an exciting exchange of ideas on how to better address mutual challenges and connect both South Africa and Brazil’ Agritech ecosystems. Register here: https://bit.…
Entrepreneurs and SMME's are invited to attend the virtual Global Cleantech Innovation Programme.

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