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Published on Feb 25, 2021
To celebrate this exciting milestone for genome research at Inqaba biotec and on the continent, they are offering to sequence for free genomes of 5 different species important to the biodiversity in s…
Published on Feb 18, 2021
The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), an initiative of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation has announced the top ten finalists for the TIA Global Cleantech Innovation Programme…
Published on Feb 12, 2021
There is growing scientific evidence suggesting that accelerated global warming, along with deforestation, loss of biodiversity, and forms of mass agriculture that increase the risk of disease transmi…
Published on Feb 11, 2021
The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP-SA), hosted the final judging of 2020-2021 Global Cleantech Innovation Programme pitching sessions for innovators and…
Published on Feb 01, 2021
Forestry South Africa have released the second issue of the Timber Industry Presents Magazine.  Read more here: https://bit.ly/3oFYySB
Published on Jan 27, 2021
Local biotech startup BioCODE is currently developing a cost-effective test for cancer and cardiovascular disease.  Read more here: https://bit.ly/36gtKS8
Published on Jan 21, 2021
A portable, self-assembled washbasin designed by a Unisa computer science student for the City of Tshwane’s healthcare workers could be just what the doctor ordered - especially in these times when ha…
Published on Jan 19, 2021
When it comes to international collaborative research, the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) is blazing a trail of excellence within the public health research landscape in Africa. In 201…
Published on Jan 15, 2021
South African startup Nile has launched a tech-enabled sourcing platform that facilitates the wholesale trade of fresh produce, connecting farmers directly with buyers. Read more here: https://bit.ly…
Published on Jan 12, 2021
The UK, powered by the UK-South Africa Tech Hub and in partnership with the Future Females Business School, will support 30 female entrepreneurs to grow their GreenTech businesses. Read more here: ht…
Published on Dec 24, 2020
The University Technology Fund (UTF) approved seven investments into university companies this year – including investments from the University of Cape Town (UCT), the University of the Western Cape (…
Published on Dec 21, 2020
The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), will pump R25 million towards the KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP) as scientists grapple with the new Covid-19 variant.
Published on Dec 04, 2020
Dr Thulasizwe Mkhabela, an agricultural economist and the Group Executive: Impact & Partnerships at the Agricultural Research Council (ARC) writes on the importance of agriculture for Africa’s eco…
Published on Dec 04, 2020
The (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR's) held its 7th Biennial Conference, under the theme of Touching Lives through Innovation. The conference was held online and the programme wa…
Published on Dec 04, 2020
The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) defines a patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention, which is a product or a process that provides, in general, a new way of doing somet…
Published on Nov 30, 2020
The Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology Laboratory (IMBL) at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg has published a new paper on the poisonous plant “gifblaar” in #scientificreports.…