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Monday, May 6 • 08:30 - Tuesday, May 7 •16:30
Biotechnology at the cross-Road: Innovations and capacity development at the service of rural and developed communities

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The idea of the workshop is to showcase innovations in relation to biotechnology taking place at the University in different fields. From water purification to novel treatment, energy generation, Food technology and Diagnostics. The workshop will cut across many themes indicated above particularly theme 1, 2 and 4. Capacity development is also an essential part of the workshop to show how students participate in the different processes of knowledge creation and application. It is expected that at least 6 to 8 abstracts can be submitted and presented by researchers from the different Departments of the University of Venda. Efforts will be made to involve researchers from the University of Limpopo as well as the Limpopo Premier office from Polokwane.

Keywords: Biotechnology, innovation, Water purification, Novel treatments (Drug development), Medicinal plants, Capacity development, rights and humanity.
Venue: University of Venda Research Conference Centre
Contact details: Dr Segun Obadire OS, segun.obadire@univen.ac.za, +27159628409

Monday May 6, 2019 08:30 - Tuesday May 7, 2019 16:30 SAST