Newsletter #1 – 2017

2017 SA Innovation Summit CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF INNOVATION! Welcome to a year brimming with opportunity! We are so looking forward to this 10th year of the SA Innovation Summit and its continuous contribution to founders and originators with support,...
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Swoxid – cleaning water with light

The product is the Swoxid water purification panel which filters and sterilizes contaminated water with sunlight. It does not require electricity, nor dosage of disinfecting chemical compounds to render contaminated water safe. Prototype testing experiments forecasted that a 1 m2...
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Santam Blockchain Hackathon

80 Hackers expected at game-changing Santam Blockchain Hackathon September 13, 2016 It’s all systems go for the Santam Blockchain Hackathon, which brings together 80 radical geeks, lateral thinkers, problem solvers and innovators to find powerful solutions to an extreme issue…

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FLUX ACTIVATION WORKSHOPS

If you are not systematically filtering trends and testing ideas, then you are relying on being lucky, and luck is not a business strategy. The Flux Activation Workshop process will help your team to identify new, high potential opportunities (concepts,...
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Flux Trends Innovation Six-pack

The time to prepare for the future is before it becomes the present. Before your company finds itself left far behind in the past, the time to invest in future strategies is right now. Research has shown that the majority...
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SA SUMMIT LEAD UP EVENT

FREE WEBINAR: HARNESS THE INNOVATION TALENT HIDING UNDER YOUR ROOF Wednesday, September 7th 2016— 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm ZA    JOIN US FOR A WEBINAR featuring CEO and Founder of Swarm Vision, Suzan Briganti, and Innovation Manager, Bianca Bosch, as they discuss the Swarm...
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Moving the Mother City forward by creating opportunity for all

Media Release: 19 August 2016                                                                                                                          Creating cities of opportunity for South Africans are shaped by fostering enabling environments and by inspiring innovation. Local and international speakers addressed these topics at the SA Innovation Summit 2016 lead-up event, the High…

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SA Summit Newsletter May 2016

It’s that time of year again, when the SA Innovation Summit gives every innovator, inventor and unique creative thinker the opportunity to present their concept, prototype or product to the South African innovation world. That’s right folks, the Inventors Garage…

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Swiss Scholarships – Apply now

The Swiss government, through the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS), awards various postgraduate scholarships to foreign scholars and researchers: University scholarships (Swiss universities, Federal Institutes of Technology, as well as Universities of Applied Sciences) Arts scholarships (schools...
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A new company to watch at LaunchLab

Biotech company AzarGen joins startup incubator LaunchLab AzarGen (www.azargen.com) is a biotechnology company focused on developing human therapeutic proteins using advanced genetic engineering and synthetic biology techniques in plants and they have recently joined the Nedbank Stellenbosch University LaunchLab. They…

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SA Innovation Summit Competitions open for entries

In 2016, the SA Innovation Summit once again gives inventors, innovators and established companies the opportunity to enter their prototype or product into the Inventors Garage and/or SA Innovation Legends Pitching Den competitions. Summit Director, Dr Audrey Verhaeghe, says “We’re...
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MOOCS: A Revolution in Education

By Nikki van Coller, SA Innovation Summit staff writer MOOC is without a doubt the latest buzzword in education and cyberspace. But more than that, it’s seen by many as a disruptive force set to change learning forever by democratising...
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