Innovations

South African fly farm to produce protein from waste

The world's largest commercial fly farm, which will harvest the larvae of 8.5-billion flies to produce food for chickens, pigs and farmed fish, is under construction in South Africa, premised on an innovative waste-to-protein concept that could revolutionize the global animal feed market.

South African fly farm to produce protein from waste

Innovation exchange platform launched in E Cape

The East London Industrial Development Zone, in partnership with the Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability, has launched a web-based open solution exchange platform to stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship in the Eastern Cape.


SA students win US prize for fire-alert innovation

A team of South African students, competing against hundreds of entries from around the world, has won a People's Choice Award for their low-cost fire detection device for shack-dwellers at the annual Global Social Venture Competition at the University of California, Berkeley in the US.


South African doctors at the forefront of innovation

Medical advances are making history, and people - and babies - are surviving extraordinary odds. Many of these ground-breaking medical techniques are mastered by doctors in South Africa. In some instances, they are showing the world the way.

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