Southern African Research Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) 2021 Conference will be held as a Virtual Conference from 26 - 29 October 2021 under the theme: Embracing Change in a Shifting World  |  Managing Openness, Collaboration, Sharing and Benefit in Research and Innovation.

SARIMA is...

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This is a two-stage nomination process:

Stage 1 – Register an SMME by close of business on Friday 19 March 2021

Stage 2 – Submit completed nomination documents by Friday 02 April 2021

About the Awards

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The Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) Southern Africa National Chapter invites you to a virtual event in celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, under the theme; Uniting women and girls in science during this Covid-19 pandemic. 

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The project will deliver a report to include analysis of the total amount of ST&I investments/funding available to respective African country segregated by investor type; levels of funding support across the innovation value chain; level of in-vestment by themes and sectors; the gaps and partnership opportunities for better enabling scale-up for impact.

Eligible countries: Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe

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The  Science Forum South Africa (SFSA) 2020 will be an opportunity to reflect on the various science, technology and innovation partnerships initiatives led by the Department of Science and Innovation as part of South Africa‘s chairing of the African Union in 2020. As usual, pan‐African cooperation...

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Proposal Specifications

The proposed project must include at least one of the following (as separate proposals):

Regional Innovation Networking Platforms are aimed at strengthening regional/rural innovation systems by establishing Networking and Collaboration Platforms that brings together research, development, innovation communities/civil society, technology SMMEs, industry and government. These platforms should take advantage of their spatial closeness of different innovation actors (with complementary knowledge and resources) and create a favourable environment for:

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The value and role of both science and science communication itself is well understood. However, Covid-19 has brought about an unprecedented moment in science and an unprecedented moment in time in the public’s relationship with science. Covid-19 has seen scientists venture more prominently into the...

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The Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) will host a webinar on "Maintaining protection of your developing technology". 

Ensuring your technology remains protected by the scope of your patent, as the technology is being continuously developed and matured, can...

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The Technology Stations Programme (TSP) was established to enable Universities of Technology (UoT) to provide technology development services to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The Technology Stations (TS) provide innovative Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) solutions for complex