With the modernisation of South African mining taking shape, the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI); and the Minerals Council South Africa – through the Mandela Mining Precinct (MMP), established the MMP - Organised Labour Consultative Forum. The forum was formally established at a Terms of Reference signing ceremony yesterday, 26 October 2021, at the CSIR International Convention Centre (ICC) in Pretoria.
This EoI call is targeted at companies, including SMMEs entering the biocatalysis sector, to grow and expand biomanufacturing capacity. This initiative is aligned with the National Bio-economy Strategy of the DSI which aims to drive economic growth and socio-economic development in South Africa.
Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 17 November 2021
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The Mandela Mining Precinct is pleased to announce an Expression of Interest Call for identification of research partners for the South African Mining Extraction Research, Development and Innovation (SAMERDI) programme and for the SAMERDI Real Time Information Management Systems (RTIMS) programme.
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NantWorks LLC has signed a collaboration agreement with the CSIR and the SAMRC that will initiate the transfer of biologic manufacturing technology for COVID-19 and cancer vaccines and next-generation cell-based immunotherapies.
The research focus of the CSIR has been centred around creating a more inclusive and sustainable approach to future road construction, particularly through increasing the potential for job creation, increasing economic benefits, producing better performing roads and trying to resolve South Africa’s environmental challenges.
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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) – through the Marine and Coastal Operations for Southern Africa (MarCOSouth) consortium – has received one of 12 Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) and Africa programme eStations that enable access to critical Earth Observation (EO) data.