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.

CELTIC-NEXT is pleased to announce an online Launch Event for the Autumn Call 2024! This Launch Event will be an excellent place to meet the CELTIC-NEXT Office and learn about the programme’s success and the next opportunities! As usual, this bottom-up call is the occasion to enable projects in the
The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) extends invitations to prospective industry experts to join the Agency’s expert database. The database is used to source independent industry experts to supplement internal capabilities for improved operational efficiency. The following categories of experts
Prepare for an electrifying global showdown as the Innov8 Start-Up Competition returns for its second edition at Africa Health 2024. Top 20 of the most promising health tech start-ups from around the world will compete for attention, striving to impress judges and make their mark on the industry

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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