SANBio mobility grant grows capacity and collaboration in Namibian animal disease research
26 April 2018
Mr Eduard Roos, a PhD candidate at Stellenbosch University in South Africa recently received a...
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 teaches the business of clinical research in Africa
20 March 2018
Can clinical research have a business dimension? SANBio’s most recent Summer School, held on 25-26 February 2018 in Pretoria, brought together 28 students from 10 SADC countries to learn about the business of clinical research from res...
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...
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...