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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This is a high-tech lighting solution that simulates a real skylight, having application to environments that have little or no access to natural lighting. This type of circadian lighting technology has also been known to have a positive effect on the wellness of individuals.  

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 Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) and Technology Innovation Agency (TIA)  have organised a series of webinars on various support programmes available to start-ups, innovators and entrepreneurs at TIA. 

Webinars 

  • TIA  Grassroots Innovation Programme, 09 September 2020 -  Click h...
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The objectives of the programme are:

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The current EOI call is open to any of the South African Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and Science Councils with distinguished leadership in the discipline of biocatalysis.

 The criteria for selection of the host of the IBH include the following:

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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 Swiss - SA Venture Leaders Programme hosted by the Technology Innovation Agency and the University of Basel aims to:

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