Innovation Office Newsletter – Summer 2014/15

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A Giant Flag in the Karoo

A South African flag harnessing environmental, social and economical activity in the Karoo.  Mary-Ann and Prof Ernest van Dyk of the Department of Physics attended the launch of the Giant Flag project in October. This multidimensional project harnesses several streams...

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Govan Mbeki Mathematics Development Unit takes 2014 Innovation Award

The winner of the annual Innovation Award is the Govan Mbeki Mathematics Development Unit led by Prof Werner Olivier. Their innovation focuses on the improvement of maths and science education.  At the annual Research, Teaching and Engagement Awards evening held in...

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Director features in The Herald

Jaci features in The Herald's business column to discuss innovation.

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Von Seidels IP talk

Von Seidels Patent Attorneys' Dr Sameshnee Pelly visited University of Fort Hare and Rhodes University before stopping by the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University to deliver a series of IP talks and consultations from 22 to 25 July 2014. The talks were...

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Microalgae-to-Energy project launch

Innovative algae technology that could turn millions of tons of waste coal dust into high quality clean coal has been developed by the NMMU’s Institute of Chemical Technology, InnoVenton, over the past few years. Supported by the Department of Science...

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