A team based at the University of Cape Town has discovered that each of six cancer types (breast, colon, lung, kidney, ovarian and brain) has a unique genetic expression pattern, which can be used for accurate early diagnosis and targeted treatment.
The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA)’s Seed Fund had two calls for application for seed funding in 2015: a total of 27 applications were submitted to UCT by the UCT community and 8 projects receiving funding from TIA totaling R 3,95m in investment.
The Telkom FutureMakers InnoTech programme is an intensive 20-week ‘from concept to market’ process run at the Woodstock Bandwidth Barn, Telkom’s Cape Town FutureHub. The Barn Woodstock will be hosting a full day of ideation and creative thinking in the lead-up to InnoTech 2016.
The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) in partnership with the Woodstock Bandwidth Barn and Telkom FutureMakers, has announced that applications for the 2016 Innotech programme are open. Applications for the programme are open until 9am on 20 May 2016.