SUBG celebrates centenary during SU Toyota Woordfees 2023
The Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden (SUBG) - the oldest academic botanical garden in South Africa – will be celebrating its centenary during the SU Toyota Woordfees from 7-15 October. Visitors can join the festivities in the garden, daily from 08:00 – 17:00.
New faces in TTO
Coming back to SU is a full circle moment for Mashudu
Mashudu Nxumalo initially started her studies as a first-year B.Sc. student at Stellenbosch University.
Siya now one of those people who are doing amazing things
Her career started in 2017 as a B.Sc. chemistry graduate enrolled for an Honours degree.
In memory of
“I hold every man a debtor to his profession; from the which as men of course do seek to receive countenance and profit, so ought they of duty to endeavor themselves, by way of amends, to be a help and ornament thereunto." – Sir Francis Bacon
Welcome to our new team members at Innovus
Ravini Moodley: Ravini’s career path forms the perfect puzzle
Not every day, you come across someone whose career path is the perfect culmination of years of hard work, skills development, and continuous learning to prepare her for what she will need in her new role as Technology...
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Innovation takes centre stage at Innovus Excellence Awards
Every year Innovus celebrates the outstanding work the Chief Executive Officers and staff of Stellenbosch University’s group of companies do. This year’s event was even more special as people could also celebrate in person, as people were allowed to attend functions after the COVID-pandemic period.
Gary Muizenhemier wants to help built a sustainable Stellenbosch University
Every year Innovus celebrates the outstanding work the Chief Executive Officers and staff of Stellenbosch University’s group of companies do. This year’s event was even more special as people could also celebrate in person, as people...
SU receives global recognition for being an Outstanding Entrepreneurial and Engaged University
Stellenbosch University was celebrated at the University-Industry Innovation Network (UIIN) annual Conference in Amsterdam as runner-up for Outstanding Entrepreneurial and Engaged University based on the work done via Innovus, the Innovation and Commercialisation division of Stellenbosch University. Read More
Forthcoming: The newly revamped Neelsie Cinema
The next time you go to the Neelsie, remember to take a peek into the newly-revamped Neelsie Cinema which boasts a beautiful new look. The newly renovated multi-purpose space featuring two theatres – a 121-seater and a 98-seater – both boasting a projector, powerful surround sound and...
Innovus Invention Awards November 2021
On 25 November, Innovus, Stellenbosch University’s Technology Transfer Office celebrated 27 entrepreneurs and inventors at the annual inventors awards ceremony co-sponsored with Von Seidels Intellectual Property attorneys. Apart from the special awards and patent awards, two new awards were introduced this year, vis-à-vis the copyright work with most commercial potential and the Plant Breeders rights with continued commercial income. Read More
Stellenbosch University startup BioCODE receives R7 million second grant from UTF
The University Technology Fund (UTF) recently made their second investment in BioCODE, a Stellenbosch University (SU) and Innovus startup that focuses on developing health and disease risk...
Matie Shop now in the capable hands of Lara Cronje
Stellenbosch University’s famous Matie Shop is now in the capable hands of Lara Cronje. She joined Innovus recently as shop manager both for the bricks and mortar shop and the newly-launched online shop www.matieshop.co.za. Read More.
Candice found her dream job at Innovus
Meet Candice Verwey, the new administrative officer at Innovus’s intellectual property division. Read More.
Matie shop goes online from 1 July 2021
Stellenbosch University’s popular Matie Shop opened its online shop on Thursday, 1 July 2021, offering its whole range of SU-branded apparel, gifts and accessories. Read More.
CECO in full operation
The newly established Central Events and...
Five New Spinouts in lockdown for University of Stellenbosch Enterprises
During 2020, and despite the lockdown period, Stellenbosch University’s (SU) technology transfer team, Innovus, established and welcomed five new spinout companies. The team also raised a total investment of R26 million for Stellenbosch University projects and spinout companies during the lockdown period with all staff members operating from their virtial offices. Read More.
Innovus celebrates brilliant minds at Innovation Awards 2020
It might have been an unusual year, but Innovus had still a lot to celebrate on their annual prestigious Innovation Awards. The event celebrates the successes of SU researchers, their innovation and successful...
Stellenbosch University and local biotech company tackle COVID-19 together!
Stellenbosch University (SU) in South Africa and AzarGen Biotechnologies (Pty) Ltd, a South African biotechnology company focused on developing human therapeutic proteins using advanced genetic engineering and synthetic biology techniques in plants, have joined forces in the global fight against the coronavirus. Read More.
Stellenbosch University’s BioCODE first recipient of UTF funding
While you read this article, there will be at least 4 500 cancer fatalities and 8 000 from cardiovascular disease, according to the World Health Organisation. Read More.
First virtual SU Hackathon sees more than eighty students participate
The annual Stellenbosch University (SU) Hackathon, where innovation and...
Stellenbosch University LaunchLab appoints new CEO
The Nedbank Stellenbosch University LaunchLab has appointed social entrepreneur Joshua Romisher. Read More.
SU innovations in Business Insider’s top 10 for past decade
Three SU innovations included on BI’s list of top innovations: a shark safe barrier; a shipping container. Read More.
Phenomenal PhenoLAB: A first for SA winemakers
In January 2020, researchers at Stellenbosch University with the support of Innovus, launched a user-friendly platform. Read More.
SUNOnline offers short course participants a seamless learning experience
SUNOnline, Stellenbosch University’s(SU) new short courses electronic platform, has gone live and ready to provide a seamless online learning experience to participants who need access to the more...
Anita Leading the INNOVUS/SUNCOM Team
Universities of the future will be entrepreneurial
Universities that are not embracing innovation and entrepreneurship are being left behind. It is the belief of Anita Nel, Chief Director of Innovus, Stellenbosch University's platform for the fifth income stream generated through the commercialisation of the institution's assets. Read More.
Innovus Annual Entrepreneurship BOOTCAMP
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp gives students kickstart to creating online gift shop
Innovus annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp has given two students the energy they needed to kickstart their own business: an online gift shop for students with a unique personal touch.
Maambela Khosa, a Bsc Geoinformatics graduate and current postgraduate in marketing, and Vutomi...