Skills demand fuels university’s new data science degree
Stellenbosch University introduces an undergraduate Bachelor in Data Science degree programme, as the demand for data scientists supersedes supply.
SAWEA sees big potential in offshore wind energy
The industry body says it has seen an increased focus from academia on offshore wind energy, and it supports and is looking forward to the outcomes.
Tender opportunity: Development of a new Web site for Stellenbosch University
The new Web site will be required to contribute substantively to the achievement of SU’s strategic institutional goals, as encapsulated in 'Vision 2040 and Strategic Framework 2019-2024'.
R230m fund will commercialise SA university tech projects
Africa’s first university tech fund secures R230 million in funding to help commercialise South African universities’ tech projects.
Stellenbosch University churns out tech-based spinout companies
The varsity also raised a total investment of R26 million for projects and spinout companies during the lockdown period.
SA urged to make ‘extraordinary effort’ in innovation investments
The 2020 NACI science, technology and innovation report reveals the state of innovation in SA is less than ideal due to shrinking investments.
Stellenbosch University opens African data science academy
The African Data Science Academy looks to facilitate human capacity-building in data science and computational thinking in Africa and abroad.
Inter-university virtual hackathon unites African data scientists
The University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch University scooped the top prizes in Zindi’s first Pan-African inter-university hackathon.
SA SME Fund gets R150m tech commercialisation boost
The fund enables the commercialisation of technology innovations developed by South African universities.
Stellenbosch University’s LaunchLab appoints new CEO
The innovation hub appoints US social entrepreneur Joshua Romisher as its new CEO.
Nedbank says no compensation for Gugulethu entrepreneurs
The bank vows to defend itself at the high court against the entrepreneurs who are accusing it of stealing their invention.