SA Wine Industry Innovation Challenge

4 September 2018 – Interested parties must submit a three-minute video pitch providing a brief summary of the innovation, details of the problem it addresses, and how the business intends to become sustainable. Read more…


Smart farming technologies innovate on production quality

24 July 2018 – The concept of smart farming is increasingly used to describe how technology is adopted to increase the quantity and quality of farming products. As such, leveraging enterprise resource planning (ERP) has become a necessity to integrate technological innovation for improved efficiencies and reduced cost. Read more…


Traditional Advertising Is Soon to Be History

13 July 2018 – Here’s what will replace it. Read more…


Drones transforming agriculture in Africa

12 July 2018 – Drones have gone from being aerial vehicles, used for military purposes, to delivering lifesaving medical equipment, recreational uses, crop monitoring to security devices. Read more…


Amazon has already begun automating its white-collar jobs

4 July 2018 – Algorithms have usurped Amazon’s retail decision-makers. The e-commerce company once relied on humans to predict demand of certain products, such as anticipating and ordering a glut of the season’s hottest toys ahead of the holiday season. Read more…


How e-commerce with drone delivery is taking flight in China

19 June 2018 – Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com is investing in drones to bring online shopping to a 600m-strong rural population. Read more…


Selfie Quadcopter Conquers South Africa

31 May 2018 – First, there was the standard selfie, then the selfie stick, and now the next evolution of the selfie has arrived! Read more…


This Insect-Sized Flying Robot Is Powered by Lasers

21 May 2018 – Outside the lab, insect-sized autonomous robots could prove as practical as their larger counterparts, the drones.Read more…


Scientists to turn chicken feathers into socks

27 March 2018 – Scientists are hard at work in a new R37m research laboratory in Durban, expecting to turn tonnes of chicken feathers into anything from shampoo to shirts, socks and reinforcement fibres for rockets. Read more…