May 20, 2019

Africa's first biotech incubator programme launched

Nine entrepreneurs from SA and Zimbabwe picked to participate in Africa's first biotech incubation programme, BioCiTi.

Feb 18, 2019

Biotech incubator seeks start-ups solving African challenges

The six-month programme aims to support Southern African and Zimbabwean biotech start-ups seeking to drive change in Africa.

Jun 15, 2017

Google bets on European biotech drugs

The tech firm invests alongside Swiss company Novartis in a new $300 million fund run by life sciences investment firm Medicxi.


Venture firm opens $200m bio fund

Andreessen Horowitz plans to take a software-heavy approach to biology and medicine.

Apr 28, 2015

Investors ask what's next for tech

As the Nasdaq sets new closing records, technology fund managers invest in cyber security, cloud services and electronic payments.

Jun 30, 2011

Obama unveils $500m emerging tech scheme

The initiative aims to increase the energy efficiency of industrial facilities and create manufacturing jobs.

Mar 30, 2005

Canon to enter biotech market

Canon plans to branch out into biotechnology by commercialising DNA chips for use in medical diagnosis.

Sep 10, 2004

Govt rolls out biotech plan

The government says it will spend R450 million by the end of the 2005/06 financial year on supporting biotechnology research.

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