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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.

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Keep up to date with the latest ecosystem events and opportunities.

The Department of Research Science Technology and Innovation which is under the Ministry of ICT will be hosting the Research & Innovation Management Symposia under Strengthening Research & Innovation Management II (SRIM II) in SADC in June 2024. The Country Symposia is an activity under the SRIM II
The Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (EDHE) programme introduced the EDHE Entrepreneurship Learning and Teaching Excellence Awards in 2022. This initiative aims to showcase innovation and shared teaching and learning practices for entrepreneurship within the sector. The excellence
Africa Food Systems Forum- AFS Forum, is the world's premier forum for African agriculture and food systems, bringing together stakeholders to take practical actions and share lessons that will move African food systems forward. The African Food Systems Forum 2024 annual summit is a timely

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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.

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