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InnovUS event to showcase ideas to build a better world

Innovation Mavericks is an initiative proudly brought to you by InnovUS, the innovation company of Stellenbosch University In celebration of World Creativity and Innovation Week (15–22 April), InnovUS will be focusing on the impact that good ideas can have on the day-to-day lives of everyday people. To this end, a Mavericks event will be held at the […]

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Stellenbosch University receives dividend from medical laboratory

Stellenbosch University (SU) received a dividend payment of R525 000 from Unistel Medical Laboratories Pty Ltd (Unistel) at a special event held at the offices of the SU’s technology transfer company, InnovUS, on Tuesday (12 March 2013). This brings the total dividend payment from Unistel to more than R1 million for the past two years. Dividends have […]

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SU launches SIC 2013

Stellenbosch University (SU) is creating a space for hopeful entrepreneurs to convert imaginative energy into a profitable reality – all they need is a good idea and the willingness to put in the hours required to develop their idea into a viable business. This is the message that was conveyed at the launch of the […]

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SU grants firms free access to cutting-edge research

Companies can now access cutting-edge technologies developed at Stellenbosch University (SU) at no cost thanks to the new InnovUS Instant Access™ Licensing initiative of InnovUS, a technology transfer company wholly owned by SU. This initiative enables firms to test and implement new technologies, listed on the Innovus website, within their business environments for up to 3 years. […]

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Dr Japie van Zyl explains Curiosity’s mission to Mars

When the Curiosity Rover drives from one place to another on Mars, it leaves the letters JPL in Morse code on the surface. According to Dr Japie van Zyl, Associate Director: Project Formulation and Strategy at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), these markings on the wheels help engineers on earth calculate the distance the rover […]

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Business incubation a powerful tool to meet economic and socio-economic policy requirements

In South Africa, business incubation could be a very powerful tool to achieve important current economic and socio-economic policy requirements, writes Anita Nel, CEO of Innovus, in the Business Day of 16 August. Read her article here. SA needs all players working together to get business incubation right In South Africa, business incubation could be […]

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Stellenbosch University satellite components join the space race

In a groundbreaking move for Stellenbosch University (SU), CubeSat satellite components manufactured by the University’s Electronic Systems Laboratory (ESL) will be sold to buyers around the world, for use in cutting edge space programmes. This marks the first time that the University is commercially exporting goods it has manufactured to foreign countries. The CubeSat satellite […]

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SKA will help reverse African brain drain, Rector says in Australia

“The fact that the bulk of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will be built in Africa, will help us reverse the brain drain from the continent,” Stellenbosch University Rector and Vice-Chancellor Prof Russel Botman told delegates to an international academic conference in Australia this morning (Tuesday, 12 June 2012). “South Africa won’t be the only […]

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Innovation Mavericks – Entrepreneurs’ Evening

Are you willfully independent and ambitious and determined to achieve your goals? Do you have a software-related idea or research project you would like to turn into a product or service? What:  Entrepreneurs’ Evening When:  5 October 2011 Where:  Neelsie Cinema Time:  17:00 To register:  021 808 3826 OR innovusp@sun.ac.za For more information:  www.innovus.co.za RSVP by […]

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Innovation Mavericks – Entrepreneurs’ evening

Are you willfully independent and ambitious and determined to achieve your goals? Do you have an idea or a research project you would like to turn into a product or service? What: Entrepreneurs’ Evening When: 3 August 2011 Where: Lecture Hall 8, Teaching Building, Faculty of Health Sciences Time: 17:00 To register: 021 808 3826 […]

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Calling all entrepreneurial mavericks!

Are you wilfully independent, ambitious and determined to achieve your goals? Do you want to know more about commercialising your research? InnovUS is inviting all Science and AgriScience undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers,  Stellenbosch University staff and entrepreneurs to its second Entrepreneurs  Evening taking place at the beginning of May. What:  Entrepreneurs Evening When:  11 […]

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InnovUS office first on campus to install PV solar panels

The InnovUS office was recently abuzz with excitement – it is after all the first administrative building on the Stellenbosch University campus to install photovoltaic (PV) solar panels. This green initiative was celebrated with a launch held at its offices in De Beer Street, Stellenbosch. The PV panels at InnovUS will allow the office to […]

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Calling all entrepreneurial mavericks

Are you wilfully independent and ambitious and determined to achieve your goals?  Do you want to know more about commercialising your electrical or electronic research? InnovUS is inviting all Electronic and Electrical Engineering undergraduates and postgraduates; researchers; Stellenbosch University staff; and entrepreneurs to its first Entrepreneurs’ Evening on Tuesday 14 September. “The event will raise […]

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National database to assist inventors

InnovUS and Stellenbosch University inventors will greatly benefit from the new technology transfer module to be implemented on the InfoEd system at the University. This module will offer administrative support for managing, among others, intellectual property and patents. Although the InfoEd system will facilitate effective research management, streamline processes and enable tracking of research activities […]

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Booklet helps researchers on exciting road

Whether you are a researcher wanting to license your technology or whether you want to start a new company based on your research, InnovUS can help you. This wholly-owned technology transfer company of Stellenbosch University (SU) has now published a booklet to help researchers on that exciting road. “We understand researchers want to focus on their […]

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