New TIA mLab partnership to stimulate more local Innovation

TIA and mLab Southern Africa announce new early stage fund to stimulate more South African mobile innovation by start-ups.  mLab Southern Africa today announced the launch of a new fund established in partnership with the Technology Innovation Agency which will assist local mobile, sensor or wea...Read more >>

Successful investment earns TIA $4,93 million

The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) recently received payment of some R57,9million from KAPA Biosystems Inc. for the repurchase of shares read more......Read more >>

TIA welcomes its new CEO

Mr Barlow Manilal has recently joined Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) as the new Chief Executive Officer. He holds a BSc Hons. degree in Industrial Technology & Management read more......Read more >>

An International Conference to Mark 20 years of Small Business Promotion in South Africa

Johannesburg, Gauteng: The Forging Enterprise National Small Business Conference 2015, led by Osiba Management, will be held 26-28 May at the CTICC to celebrate 20 years of small business promotion in South Africa. Read more......Read more >>

WWF Climate Solver Programme

The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) is working in partnership with WWF South Africa (WWF-SA) on the national chapter of the international WWF Climate Solver programme. The Climate Solver programme, which shares TIA’s Global Cleantech Innovation Programme South Africa (GCIP-SA) objective to i...Read more >>

GCIP - Shining bright for East Londoner

EAST LONDONER Nikolas Jankovich was in the top eight of this year’s Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP) in Johannesburg this month. ...Read more >>

TIA partners with eThekwini Municipality to Support Entrepreneurs

In a bid to assist local entrepreneurs grow their business and create more employment opportunities, eThekwini Municipality in partnership with UKZN and other stakeholders recently launched Innovate Durban during a two-day Innovation Summit at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. Read more......Read more >>

A Green Week for Tshwane

Sustainability Week 2014 is well underway at the CSIR. This event serves as a valuable stage for the City of Tshwane’s strategic framework for a green economy.  Click here to read more...  ...Read more >>

GCIP on SABC Newsroom

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TIA Interim CEO: Prof Rivka Kfir

The TIA board and the Minister of Science and Technology has appointed Professor Rivka Kfir as an interim CEO. She will be at the helm at TIA for an estimated period of six months.

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TIA Continues to Make A Difference to Aspiring Innovators & Entrepreneurs besides its Challanges

The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) has in recent months had its fair share of challenges which threatened the existence of the organisation. The release of the recent forensic report had damning findings that saw the CEO and other officials being released from their duties, although further due...Read more >>

In need of a boost (Biotechnology)

SA has made progress in developing its biotechnology industry since a national strategy plan was put in place in 2002.


Moving young entrepreneurs front and centre

Only 6.8% of South Africans aged 18 to 24 are involved in any entrepreneurial activity, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. The most entrepreneurially active group are those aged between 35 to 44, who contribute 32% to overall activity.

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