Science and Technology hosts Youth Indaba in Pretoria, 9 Jun

Department of Science and Technology organises Indaba for youth in innovation

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) will host for the first time an Indaba in Pretoria on Friday, 9 June, organised to find ways to create economic opportunities for youth through science, technology and innovation in South Africa.

The two-day event to be attended by over 300 youths from around the country, targets young entrepreneurs, grassroots innovators, captains of industry and youth in higher education.

To be held under the theme Creating opportunities for youth through science, technology and innovation - Nothing about the youth, for the youth without the youth", the Indaba will provide a platform young people to share ideas and to also seek funding from government and the private sector.

Minister Pandor will open the Indaba, which will also be attended by interest groups from various sectors in the country, including business, research and policy development.

Source: Government of South Africa