Innovus Newsletter 47th Edition

Innovus Newsletter 47th Edition

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 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 Conferencing Office (CECO) is in full operation and has been since we had come out of hard lockdown in 2020. This unit manages all short-term rentals for events and conferences on campus and is a central point of contact from now on to hire SU facilities. Read More.

WEF recognises SharkSafe as a top ocean innovator

SharkSafe Barrier™, an Innovus spinout company from Stellenbosch University, was recognised by the World Economic Forum's digital platform UpLink as one of its top ocean innovators. Read More.

SU to issue its first short course e-certificates

For the first time, Stellenbosch University  will issue validated short course e-certificates this year, paving the way for others to follow suit. This initiative also saw SU receiving recognition by American Forest to have a beautiful tree planted in the name of the University. Read More.

Applications in for SU Techpreneurship Centre’s second Data Science and Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for 2021

Stellenbosch University LaunchLab’s newly-established SU Techpreneurship Centre (SU TPC) will be hosting its second Data Science, Machine Learning and Entrepreneurship Bootcamp in July this year after the first cohort successfully completed the programme in March 2021. Read More.

SU spinout company ensures school receives first ever energy efficient certificate in SA

Stellenbosch University (SU) spinout company GreenX Engineering’s initiatives to help equip Cloetesville Primary School in Stellenbosch with energy-saving technology ensured that it became the first school in South Africa to receive an Electrical Performance Certificate (EPC). The school received an A rating for electrical consumption of 17 kWh per m². Read More.