New initiative to unlock SA youth ICT skills potential
The science and innovation department and MICT SETA partner to build ICT skills for SA’s unemployed youth.
South Africa looks to Silicon Valley for innovation inspiration
Minister Dr Blade Nzimande’s delegation tours Silicon Valley to gain insights to invigorate the Decadal Plan for Science, Technology and Innovation.
Minister touts innovation-active economy to grow SA
Dr Blade Nzimande puts innovation at the forefront of SA’s economic rebuild, as it will unlock business opportunities.
3D printing fills gaps in medical device manufacturing
A R97 million 3D printing project will improve access to customised medical devices for people living with disabilities.
Young SA scientists to attend international scientific forum
Eleven young scientists from SA will participate in the 71st Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany.
New tech lab to manufacture health innovations
The initiative will drive the technology development of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient manufacturing.
Chance for SA techpreneurs to tap into Irish tech
The Irish Tech Challenge South Africa allows local high-growth tech entrepreneurs to leverage Irish tech ecosystems.
Gender parity success for SA’s astronomy entities
Key agencies in astronomy activities advance women participation in science, technology and innovation.
Technology Innovation Agency appoints new board
The agency welcomes a new eight-member board, to maximise its mandate of tech innovation and commercialisation.
SA to pioneer launch of nanosatellites on the continent
Government says the development will further cement SA's position as an African leader in small satellite development.
Survey shows R&D funding decline in SA
The national survey shows gross domestic expenditure on research and development declined to R34.5 billion for 2019/20 period.