Bay innovators to benefit from international consortium

Nelson Mandela Bay innovators will benefit from computer numerical control (CNC) technology funded by an international collaboration project between various South African and European universities. (more…)

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Laduma featured in Destiny Magazine

Nelson Mandela University innovator, Laduma Ngxokolo, was recently featured in Destiny magazine for his latest innovation, Mna Nam. (more…)

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Innovation Office celebrates Student Entrepreneurship Week

In celebration of Entrepreneurship as a Career for Student Entrepreneurship Week (#SEW2017), Enactus, the Innovation Office and the Propella Business Incubator hosted a lunch hour information and awareness session on 3 August at Goldfields South on Nelson Mandela University’s South Campus. (more…)

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Jaci appointed as SARIMA President

Congratulations to Jaci Barnett, Director of the Innovation Office, who was appointed as the President of the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) at the annual conference Gala Dinner held in Windhoek last week. (more…)

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Naazlene wins DST-SARIMA Award

Innovation Office’s Ms Naazlene Patel won the DST-SARIMA* Award for Early Career Excellence in Innovation Management at the SARIMA gala dinner last week. (more…)

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Newsletter Summer 2016/2017

The Innovation Office Newsletter, Summer 2016/2017 edition, is now out. The newsletter is a brief summary of the activities of the Innovation Office at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.  We are now in our tenth year and have profiled some of...

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Williams receives SAB Foundation Social Innovation Award

QSystems innovator Heinrich Williams received R150 000 seed fund and business support from the SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards in recognition of his invention, QBell - an alternative nurse-call button. The Herald published an article on his accomplishment on...

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Innovation Conversation: Ellen Fischat on Propella

The latest Innovation Conversation that appeared in The Herald on 27 September 2016 and discusses the establishment of the Propella Business Incubator. Read the full extract from The Herald below: "Nelson Mandela Bay is home to many talented entrepreneurs, with hugely-innovative...

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NMMU Innovation Office wins DST-SARIMA Award

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s Innovation Office won the DST-SARIMA* Award for Organisational Excellence in Innovation Management at the SARIMA gala dinner last week.  Presented by the Deputy Director General of DST, Mr Mmboneni Muofhe, the award recognises an Innovation...

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Telkom FutureMakers Hub launched at Propella Business Incubator

Propella Business Incubator's innovative entrepreneurs will be able to connect to the rest of the world through a dedicated 100MB fibre link, the fastest business data line in the Eastern Cape, with the launch of the Telkom FutureMakers Hub...

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