The Regional Innovation Forum is an initiative of a number of different stakeholders in the Nelson Mandela Bay / Sarah Baartman District Municipality area, under the auspices of the Department of Science and Technology.

Calls, Competitions & Events

Deadline: 1 December 2016
Applications are open for innovateAFRICA Fund, run by Code for Africa that aims to accelerate digital innovation in watchdog media and civic news organisations by funding transformational ideas and then continuing to support them through a network of peers and advisors .
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Deadline: 7 December 2016
The Launch Food Challenge is open for applications and invites innovators, entrepreneurs, or intrapreneurs with big ideas for improving health outcomes by enabling people to make healthy food choices.
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8 – 9 December 2016
The key objectives of the Forum are to create a platform for a vibrant debate on the role of science, technology and innovation and society in South Africa; to strengthen South Africa’s strategic international science, technology and innovation partnerships; and to create a platform for senior government leaders, academics, scientists, industry, civil society, and students to interact.
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Eureka! Newsletter

Read the April 2016 edition of the newsletter by the Institute of Inventors and Innovators.


View an infographic on Philips South Africa’s Innovation Research study.

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