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 B-BBEE Level 1 status….

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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 the African Mobile Health and Wellness sector through an initiative called ReHealthAfrica….

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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 Electronics….

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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 needs applicable to both life on earth and in space….

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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 as much as it inspires me….

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Etisalat Prize for Innovation 2012

Etisalat Prize for Innovation 2012

The inaugural ‘Etisalat Prize for Innovation’ is aimed at encouraging and celebrating valuable innovation in the African market and will be awarded in 2 categories; both prizes will be for driving or facilitating mobile broadband use in Africa. The first prize of $25,000 is for the most innovative product or service launched in the last 12 months and a second prize of $10,000 for the most innovative idea….

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