Take your business to the next level, become remarkable with local innovation.

Our country is filled with remarkable people and remarkable ideas. At the Department of Science and Innovation, we help businesses turn ideas into action by enabling local health innovation to grow our health industry while meeting the needs of society.

Enabling health

that turns your ideas into action.

Making sure it’s possible.

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Keep up to date with the latest ecosystem events and opportunities.

mLab is seeking proposals from emerging enterprises in the start-up phase, or enterprises whose proposed solutions are not older than 5 years, and that clearly address any of the problem statements; High Loss to Follow-up Rate for HIV and TB Patients - Innovative solutions are needed to link
The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) in partnership with the Eureka Network Secretariat under the Turkish Chairship will be hosting a Eureka Network side event along the margins of the Science Forum South Africa (SFSA) 2023. The event will include informative presentations on current
Applications are open for the Design Innovation Seed Fund (DISF). The fund is open to; Early-stage small and medium enterprises/entrepreneurs/researchers Students at tertiary institutions as long as the institution does not already have an Intellectual Property claim to the product/service. Please

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The Innovation Bridge Portal is an initiative of the South African National Departments of Science & Innovation (DSI), and Small Business Development (DSBD). The initiative is co-funded by the European Union (EU) and its content does not necessarily reflect the views of the EU.