Sci-tech ministry earmarks R5bn for innovative start-ups
The fund is designed to largely de-risk the early stages of technology commercialisation and business development.
SKA gets ability to monitor sky in unprecedented detail
An international consortium has completed the engineering design work of the Square Kilometre Array's science data processor.
SA students ready to cultivate sci-tech skills in China
Seven students from local universities will be part of the year-long South Africa-China Young Scientists Exchange Programme.
New initiative supports SA's grassroots innovations
The science and technology ministry and Technology Innovation Agency step up support for local innovators, to ensure their tech inventions are commercialised.
Environmental licence for SKA phase one gets green light
Government gazettes the environmental policy that makes way for phase one construction of the Square Kilometre Array project.
Science and tech department marks 23 years of Scifest
The country's national science festival offers exhibitions, workshops, lectures and science talks, with researchers locally and abroad.