Tag: Innovation

mLab 2017 Results [Infographic]

mLab 2017 Results [Infographic]

An infographic showcasing mLab 2017 results focusing on new jobs, fund raising activity, impact, outcomes, program results & expansion plan. mLab Southern Africa, established in 2012, is a youth focused, tech-enabled, innovation, skills development & Startup support organisation in South Africa. The organisation is a registered NPC (non-profit company) with PBO (public benefit organisation) and…

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Accelerating Africa’s participation in healthcare innovation through reHealthAfrica

Accelerating Africa’s participation in healthcare innovation through reHealthAfrica

Tshwane, South Africa: mLab Southern Africa, a technology accelerator that focusses on skills, product and enterprise development within the digital innovation economy, today announced the continuation of their partnership with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) aimed at stimulating more open innovation and development within…

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Join The Networked Society @ Ericsson AHUB 17 – 19 November

Join The Networked Society @ Ericsson AHUB 17 – 19 November

Join the Ericsson AHUB @AfricaCom 2015, a space dedicated to showcasing the most important innovations in Africa’s technology industry. Be part of the conversation around how these developments can be tailored and implemented to advance a fully networked society. The three day Ericsson AHUB program sees global and local industry thought leaders come together to engage and create…

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Electronics Hackathon

Electronics Hackathon

Organised and Managed in Partnership with mLab Southern Africa and Geekulcha Electronics Innovation Live 2015, the definitive innovation conference for private and public sector organisations in South Africa offering the latest innovation capability essentials and solutions, will also bring you a Hackathon that is managed and organised in partnership with mLab Southern Africa and Geekulcha…

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The International Space Apps Challenge 2014

The International Space Apps Challenge 2014

Background The International Space Apps Challenge, now in its third year running, is an international mass collaboration focused on space exploration that takes place over 48-hours in cities around the world. The event, which takes the form of a *hackathon, embraces collaborative problem solving with the goal of producing relevant open-source solutions to address global…

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THANK YOU for an awesome 2013

THANK YOU for an awesome 2013

Around the same time last year, not long after being given the tremendous privilege of running mLab Southern Africa, I wrote Steve Job’s famous quote “Here’s to the crazy ones” on the wall as you enter the mLab at The Innovation Hub. I did this in the hope that it would inspire those who enter…

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Innovation Prize for Africa

Innovation Prize for Africa

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) are delighted to announce the call for applications for the 2013 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA). Too often, innovators and entrepreneurs are not highly profiled on the African development agenda. It is IPA’s mission to elevate attention around innovative work and help support the vision of entrepreneurs. The…

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