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Research Professional Africa

By | 2017-10-12T21:16:13+00:00 October 12th, 2017|

Organisation:  *Research Professional Africa Name of Exhibition: Total Funding Awareness  Exhibition Summary: *Research Professional is a comprehensive resource for funding and research related news and editorial content combined with international research funding search capabilities.   Contact: Shaun Besarab Tel/Mobile: 021 680 5005/082 725 8355 Email: shaun.besarab@research-africa.net

Human Sciences Research Council

By | 2017-10-12T21:02:51+00:00 October 12th, 2017|

Organisation: Human Sciences Research Council Name of Exhibition: Human Sciences Research Council Exhibition Summary: The HSRC promotes and undertakes public interest research. This research aims to advance South Africa and Africa’s understanding of and engagement with its social conditions and the particular contexts within which these social conditions occur. The knowledge we generate seeks to [...]


By | 2017-10-12T21:02:41+00:00 October 12th, 2017|

Organisation: GreenMatter ZA Name of Exhibition: Human Capital Development in Biodiversity Exhibition Summary: GreenMatter is an initiative that drives transformation in graduate level skills for Biodiversity. Co-founding partners SANBI (the South African National Biodiversity Institute) and the Lewis Foundation led the development of a Biodiversity Human Capital Development Strategy (BHCDS) in 2009-2010. The strategy is [...]

German Embassy Pretoria

By | 2017-10-12T21:31:17+00:00 October 12th, 2017|

Organisation: German Embassy Pretoria  Name of Exhibition: Creating Innovation through Cooperation Exhibition Summary: The exhibition portrays the German science research landscape and the organizations involved in German-South African research cooperation. The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) will be present to give specific information on study and research opportunities for international students in Germany.   Contact:Moritz [...]

Government of Flanders – BELSPO (Belgium)

By | 2017-11-24T06:32:09+00:00 October 12th, 2017|

Organisation: Government of Flanders - BELSPO (Belgium) Name of Exhibition: Government of Flanders - BELSPO (Belgium) Exhibition Summary: The General Representation of the Government of Flanders is the diplomatic mission of Flanders, the northern region of Belgium. In addition to supporting and facilitating official contacts, we also give particular attention to academic, cultural and public [...]

Embassy of Hungary

By | 2017-10-12T20:49:05+00:00 October 12th, 2017|

Organisation: Embassy of Hungary Name of Exhibition: Full University Scholarships in the Field of Science Exhibition Summary: The Hungarian Government is offering 100 full scholarships per year to South African students to study in English language in several fields of science (maths, biology, chemistry etc.) at Bachelors, Masters and PhD level. Tuition, accommodation, medical aid [...]

Embassy of Finland

By | 2017-10-12T20:42:06+00:00 October 12th, 2017|

Organisation: Embassy of Finland Name of Exhibition: Finland in South Africa Exhibition Summary: The Embassy of Finland in South Africa promotes Finland and maintains and cultivates relations in various sectors. South Africa is Finland's number one partner in economic cooperation in Africa. Partnership agreements between the countries emphasises sectors of knowledge based society, environmental issues, [...]

British High Commission to South Africa

By | 2017-10-12T20:41:57+00:00 October 12th, 2017|

Organisation: British High Commission to South Africa Name of Exhibition: UK Science and Innovation Exhibition Summary: The United Kingdom, represented by The Newton Fund, The Royal Society and Research Councils UK (RCUK), will be highlighting the latest in research and innovation partnerships between the UK and South Africa.   Contact: Richard Atkinson Tel/Mobile: 021 405 [...]

Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation

By | 2017-10-12T20:40:34+00:00 October 12th, 2017|

Organisation: Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation Name of Exhibition: Providing Sustainable Innovative Solutions Exhibition Summary: The Mandate of BITRI is to identify, develop and/or adapt appropriate technology solutions that provides sustainable innovative solutions through co-creation and collaboration in line with national priorities and needs of Batswana. BITRI has established a world-class Centre for [...]

Current Trends of Precision Health

By | 2017-12-07T09:46:53+00:00 October 9th, 2017|

Moderator: Mrs. Nathalie Munyampenda, Associate Director, Partnerships and Public Engagement, Next Einstein Forum  Panelist: Dr Youssef Travaly, Next Einstein Forum Panelist: Dr Vinet Coetzee, NEF Fellow, University of Pretoria Panelist: Ms Glaudina Loots, Director of Health Innovation at the South African Department of Science and Technology Panelist: Ms Alma Scott, Africa Operations and Partnerships for [...]