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...
Healthy and climate-smart sorghum biscuits set to flood the market
8 March 2018
Three young female entrepreneurs have started an innovative baked goods business under the incubation hub of the National University of Lesotho (NUL). The three are poised to take on the sweet business of biscuits and other baked goods using s...
Genetic puzzle
African biotech initiative promises relief from ARV side effects
8 March 2018
A multinational NEPAD SANBio project called GeneDose is using genetic tests to fight the harmful side effects of antiretrovirals. Now starting clinical trials in Zimbabwe, GeneDose will improve patients’ quality of l...
SANBio goes Slush 2017
Tech and Innovation – SANBio goes Slush 2017
11 December 2017
Globally, the pace of progress in innovations and technology is rapidly escalating. While innovations come from many sources and at a variety of levels, advances in technology are increasingly the main driver of new, disruptive innovations.  ...
SANBio at Science Forum South Africa 2017
SANBio at Science Forum South Africa 2017: Youth Involvement, Entrepreneurship and Innovation
11 December 2017
Last week NEPAD SANBio participated in the Science Forum South Africa 2017 (SFSA 2017). The SFSA is regarded as Africa’s largest “open science” event, aimed at stimulating debate on the role of science in society. The programme consisted of plenar...