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Published on Jun 11, 2021
Stellenbosch University (SU) spinout company GreenX Engineering’s initiatives to help equip Cloetesville Primary School in Stellenbosch with energy-saving technology ensured that it became the first s…
Published on Jun 07, 2021
South Africa is one of the countries still suffering from the negative impact and toxic legacy of the past 120 years of mining activities. Some of these effects include the contamination of groundwate…
Published on Jun 04, 2021
The University of Pretoria’s (UP) drama students are taking science communication to the people by participating in an interactive play on the use of hand sanitisers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The…
Published on Jun 03, 2021
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation has welcomed the development of an innovative language app that will be instrumental in saving lives. The local mobile application is aimed at…
Published on May 27, 2021
The South African National Bioinformatics Institute (SANBI) at the University of the Western Cape has developed the Baobab LIMS, an open-source software resource that research facilities can access to…
Published on May 19, 2021
  The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande delivered the Budget Vote Address on 18 May 2021. Read more here: https://bit.ly/2S94wAR
Published on May 13, 2021
South African-born pharmaceutical billionaire Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong has committed R3 billion to help South Africa produce vaccines against Covid-19 and other illnesses.  Read more here: https://bit.…
Published on Apr 19, 2021
Forbes Africa has put together 100 innovations, inventions and icons from Africa which include some innovations from South Africa such as the Umoya project, AWEZAMED App and the "World's first digital…
Published on Apr 14, 2021
The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development has released its draft cannabis master plan, which aims to turn marijuana into a viable business sector for the country. Read more her…
Published on Apr 14, 2021
Dr Koitsiwe, the Acting Director: IKS Centre at the North West University will be shedding light on innovative ways of creating sustainable employment and IKS-based entrepreneurship opportunities for…
Published on Apr 07, 2021
Tune into this week's episode of "PMA Takes on Tech" where industry experts from South Africa discuss agtech and its importance.  Listen here: https://bit.ly/2PHgWzd
Published on Mar 31, 2021
Daily Maverick takes a look at the fascinating research and other initiatives in South Africa involving biopharmaceuticals. From brand new medicines for cancer and rheumatoid arthritis to some Covid-1…
Published on Mar 30, 2021
Cape Town-based multi-medical device development startup Impulse Biomedical has secured an undisclosed amount in a venture capital investment from Futuregrowth. Read more here: https://bit.ly/2PDOzSi
Published on Mar 29, 2021
An Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) Jobs Summit will convene next week, bringing together public and private sector stakeholders and community organisations to explore innovative ways of creating de…
Published on Mar 25, 2021
The Department of Science and Innovation has invested about R18,9 million in the development of two nanosatellites, towards increased maritime domain awareness in South Africa. It is the first such in…
Published on Mar 25, 2021
BioCiTi, one of many organisations that have registered on the Bioeconomy SA Portal shares the value of biotechnology and how its paving the way for them to meet the United Nations #2030SustainableDev…