Funding and growth
Finding funding opportunities to start and grow your biobusiness
17 April 2018
The 2018 NEPAD SANBio Annual Event saw researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors gather at the CSIR in Pretoria to consider the state of bioscience commercialisation and the funding for it. While investors came fishing for the next big idea to...
I4F project turns mealworms into sustainable food products
4 April 2018
Insects For Feed, Food and Fertiliser (I4F), a flagship project funded by NEPAD SANBio through the BioFISA II programme, is turning highly nutritious yellow mealworms into animal feed, food and other products. When you think of...
SANBio Summer School participants
SANBio Summer School: the Business of Clinical Research
20 March 2018
The SANBio Summer School on the Business of Clinical Research was held on 25-26 February 2018 in Pretoria. The event, just prior to the SANBio Annual Event, saw 28 students from 10 SADC countries engage with...
FemBioBiz Season 1 Winners
FemBioBiz offers female entrepreneurs a chance to learn and grow their businesses
16 March 2018
The NEPAD Southern Africa Network for Biosciences (SANBio) is calling on female bio-entrepreneurs from the SADC region to submit their applications for the second season of the FemBioBiz Acceleration Programme. The first season of the programme bo...
FemBioBiz Season 1 participants
FemBioBiz Acceleration Programme - Season 2
15 March 2018
Call for applications SANBio Empowering Female-owned Bio-Businesses! Application deadline: 20 April 2018...
SANBio Annual Event 2018
Entrepreneurs and scientists join forces to talk innovation at SANBio Annual Event 2018
9 March 2018
African entrepreneurs showed off their products, scientists boasted novel solutions to the continent’s great problems, and venture capitalists prowled the venue looking for their next multi-million rand investment. N...