Durban to host first ever African bio-economy convention

DURBAN – DURBAN will host the inaugural Bio Africa Convention which is expected to bring together a formidable line-up of local and international high-powered speakers on biotechnology in a bid to grow the bio-economy.

The convention kicks off from Monday until Wednesday at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre. The Bio Africa Convention is an international event organised by AfricaBio, a biotechnology association in partnership with the Technology Innovation Agency and Innovative Pharmaceutical Association South Africa.

An array of health, science, agriculture, innovation, government and business sector speakers are expected to address the inaugural convention.

Dr Siyabulela Ntutela, chief executive of AfricaBio, said phenomenal women would be given a platform to share their expertise…

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