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3M: Innovation Legacy

Ismail Mapara, Managing Director of 3M South Africa and SADC, takes us through 3M's legacy of innovation in Africa.

Yuppiechef: Starting to sizzle nicely

Often referred to as SA’s e-commerce pioneer, Yuppiechef has over the past few months started shipping culinary gadgets into eight more countries, including Kenya and the United Arab Emirates.
03 AUGUST 2014

Chris Anderson: Why community-driven companies always win

Chris Anderson discusses the role of communities in driving innovation, and examines how companies that are accustomed to operating in traditional ways can harness this disruptive force.
29 JUNE 2014

What’s driving Tesla’s open source gambit?

Should a car be treated like a piece of software? That is essentially what Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, has done.
29 JUNE 2014

The search is on for SA’s most exceptional inventors

Calling all talented South African inventors – enter your invention / discovery / design / creation / model / prototype in the 2nd annual Inventors’ Garage Competition and stand a chance to win a share of R25 000!
13 JUNE 2014

Innovation 101 for CFOs

Although accounting regulations limit some finance innovations, there's still so much that can be done. Innovations in the finance function may include novel ways to close the books faster or new sources from which to raise capital.
19 MAY 2014

Call for Entries: GAP Innovation Competitions

The 2014 Gauteng Accelerator Programme innovation competitions are open for entries. The 14 winners will access specialised incubation services at The Innovation Hub valued at almost R2m, and a cash awards and seed funding pool pf R2.75m.
01 MAY 2014

Dream big

When William Kamkwamba was 14, he built a windmill from scrap parts in order to provide enough electricity to power four lightbulbs and two radios in his home in his tiny village in Malawi. His inspiring story teaches us to dream big.
01 MAY 2014

Fuel cell technology launches SA into future

A smart new building at the top of the University of Cape Town’s upper campus is the backdrop for one of South Africa’s most exciting energy research projects.
01 MAY 2014

Finding the healthcare solutions that are in plain sight

In the South African public healthcare arena, opportunities for innovation abound for those who dare to look past the problems and reimagine new ways of doing things.