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Local invention in global flash

A piece of South African medical technology has stolen the show on a global hospital drama. The Lodox device – as seen on Grey’s Anatomy – is the world’s first full-body, high-speed digital X-ray scanner.


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Agro-Processing Competitiveness Fund

The Industrial Development Corporation and the Economic Development Department invite interested private and public institutions to apply for research grants under the Agro Processing Competitiveness Fund (APCF).

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Another Top Economist accolade goes to IDC

Another Top Economist accolade goes to IDC

The Industrial Development Corporation's Research and Information department has consistently made accurate predictions – a feat for which it has been recognised by Sake 24.



Municipal tourism infrastructure

Municipal tourism infrastructure

The National Department of Tourism and the Industrial Development Corporation are in the process of coming up with a national Social Tourism Model to identify some of the current tourism infrastructure that exist within the multiple district municipalities in South Africa.


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Funding fillip for youth in business

The IDC has set aside R1-billion from its Gro-E Scheme for business development to launch the Gro-E Youth Fund, which will exclusively support enterprises owned by young people under the age of 35.



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