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

The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) invites funding applications for innovative technologies in the following areas: Indigenous Knowledge-based Technology Innovations Compulsory briefing session, 06 July 2024, at 10h00 - 13h00  Biofuel Innovation for sustainable energy solutions Compulsory
Metropolitan Collective Shapers, a youth empowerment initiative, has launched its entrepreneur programme in KwaZulu-Natal and is calling for applications. The initiative, established in 2021, is designed to equip young entrepreneurs with relevant skills and resources to help participants scale their
The Startupper of the Year Challenge by TotalEnergies is back in 32 African countries for a special edition celebrating the company’s 100th anniversary! If you’re a young entrepreneur between 18 and 35 years old, with a startup less than 3 years old or a project/idea that you would like to develop

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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