Tshwane Animal Health Innovation Cluster Initiative

Tshwane Animal Health Innovation Cluster Initiative The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), in partnership with key stakeholders within the National System of Innovation, officially launched the Tshwane Animal Health Innovation Cluster (the “Cluster”) on 3 October 2012. The Cluster is a TIA-led initiative that aims to create an enabling environment for the local animal health industry to develop and commercialise safe, efficacious, affordable and accessible animal health products and services for the benefit of the South African livestock industry. The Cluster will explo...Read more >>



Youth Technology Innovation Fund

Youth Technology Innovation Fund

 

The Youth Technology Innovation Fund (YTIF) is aimed at promoting and stimulating the culture of technology innovation and entrepreneurship amongst the youth by providing access to financial and business support resources. This funding instrument is aimed at the youth between the ages of 18 and 30 who are not already funded through other TIA funding instruments.

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Metagenomics Platform

Metagenomics Platform                   

 

The main objective of this platform has been the discovery and exploitation of novel genes and/or their products from South Africa’s extreme environments like deep mines for industrial applications. Read More




Adept Engine

South African aviation history was made on the 23rd of July this year when the ADEPT 320T engine made its maiden flight in a locally designed and manufactured SA Ravin 500 aircraft owned by ADEPT. Read more




Tenofovir Gel

The CAPRISA 004 trial to assess the effectiveness and safety of a vaginal gel containing the antiretroviral drug tenofovir for the prevention of HIV infection in women in South Africa was completed in 2010 and the results were presented at the XVIIIth International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria, in June 2010. Read More