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Mar 30, 2020

SA COVID-19 research data platform in the works

The health department and CSIR join forces to develop SA’s own data hub dedicated to monitoring the spread of coronavirus.

2:50

Science department allocates R4m to fund COVID-19 research

The science and innovation department redirects funds to research the coronavirus pandemic amid rising reported cases in SA.

1:50

Parly committee calls for executive changes at TIA

Parliament’s science and technology committee wants to see the removal of both the interim chairperson and CEO of the Technology Innovation Agency.

1:20

Ekurhuleni’s science, innovation varsity gets thumbs up

Minister Blade Nzimande welcomes the Ekurhuleni university plans, saying it’s an opportunity for young people to create cutting-edge tech.

3:50

Data science students innovate while learning

The Department of Science and Innovation-backed data science initiative sees 2020’s first cohort of 65 students complete the programme.

1:30

Tech solution to boost mining industry safety

The Mandela Mining Precinct prioritises technology to improve safety and efficiency in the mining sector.

1:40

2019 Science Forum shines spotlight on local tech

The science and innovation ministry wraps up 5th Science Forum, which focused on taking local innovations to market.

2:00
Nov 18, 2019

SA making inroads in 3D printing tech

Collaboration helps advance 3D printing in SA, with over 300 3D printing technology systems established locally.

4:10

SA’s R&D expenditure climbs to R38bn

The country records gains in gross domestic expenditure on R&D, with the business sector remaining the big R&D spender.

4:20
Oct 3, 2019

SA looks to Switzerland in sci-tech push

The co-operation will see the countries exchange visits of scientists, researchers and scholars, and share scientific knowledge.

1:40

Call for local participation in BRICS Young Scientist Forum

The science and innovation ministry invites South African technologists and innovators to participate in the fourth BRICS Young Scientist Forum.

1:40

SA women scientists, researchers to be honoured

The Department of Science and Innovation readies to roll out the red carpet for leading women scientists and researchers at an annual awards event.

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