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SA's budding biotech industry

Biotech centre to combat diseases

The Centre for Proteomic and Genomic Research, the first of its kind in South Africa, has opened at the University of Cape Town's medical campus, giving local researchers a powerful new tool for combating a variety of diseases.
IDC boosts SA's biofuel industry

SA produces more GM crops

The amount of local land planted with genetically modified crops increased by 30% over the past year, with South Africa joining an increasing number of countries that are adopting "biotech" crops to better withstand harsh farming conditions.

Biotech research lab in SA

South Africa has been selected to become the first country in Africa and only the third in the world to host a laboratory for the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology.

SA's budding biotech industry

Global biotech lab opens in SA

The third component of the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology has opened in South Africa. The state-of-the-art research facility, based in Cape Town, will focus mainly on the development of new vaccines against serious infectious diseases.

SA, Korea in biotech partnership

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has partnered with Korean state institution KRIBB to form the South Africa-Korea Biotechnology Research Centre.
Developing SA's biotech industry

Developing SA’s biotech industry

South Africa’s bid to commercialise biotechnology is forging ahead with the setting up of three new regional innovation centres, the first of which has just been launched in Johannesburg.


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