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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Applications are open for the World Health Innovation Forum Fellowship. This prestigious program serves as a catalyst for global health innovation, offering a unique opportunity to collaborate with experts from diverse backgrounds and address pressing healthcare challenges. The fellowship, hosted at
Applications are open to young innovators and entrepreneurs from the BRICS countries BRICS+ to submit projects for the BRICS Youth Innovation Summit 2024 The BRICS Youth Innovation Summit 2024 is a program designed to bring together young innovators and entrepreneurs from the BRICS countries BRICS+

Our Partners

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.

European Union (EU) funded Ecosystems Development for Small Enterprises Programme World Bank Group CIPC NIPMO