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More and more invention disclosures include software. But software is complex and usually comprises numerous components from a variety of sources, bringing risks and benefits. This masterclass by the Southern African Research Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) is aimed at skilled technology
The Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) Entrepreneurship Development Academy (EDA) is partnering with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women to deliver the Foundation's Road to Growth programme. Delivered by the GIBS EDA, the blended programme will offer a total of 50 women entrepreneurs the
Join the forefront of change at the Nedbank Top Empowerment Conference 2024; an extraordinary 2-day event that aims to ignite transformative discussions and celebrate the strides made in empowering black businesses. The conference has been running for over a decade and has evolved into an

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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.

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