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.

The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) is inviting SAMRC-funded projects to apply for Technical Support funding to access specialist expertise required to progress their technologies/innovations along the product development value chain. The SAMRC, through its Technology Innovation
Microbicide R&D to Advance HIV Prevention Technologies through Responsive Innovation and eXcellence (MATRIX) is seeking innovative research applications for the development of new HIV prevention drug and strategies, multipurpose prevention technologies (MPTs), and technologies that enable HIV
University-Industry Innovation Network ( UIIN)- Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) is inviting you as representatives from Universities, Science/Research Councils, Industry, Government and Enabler Organisations involved in facilitating, supporting and promoting

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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.