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Colloquium on Innovation and Capabilities in the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Industries

16 May 2023 (09:00-15:50)|Hybrid Event|JBS Park, LG021| University of Johannesburg

Medical and healthcare innovations have the potential to revolutionise healthcare delivery, access and public health outcomes. The colloquium brings together some of the leading scholars in this field, associated with SARChI Industrial Development, to share some of their latest research. The colloquium will explore potential policy implications of recent innovations in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries for the improvement of healthcare practices and the enhancement of public health outcomes in developing countries.

In-person attendance: RSVP by 11 May 2023

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Call for abstracts
Third Young Scholars Conference on Structural Change and Industrial Policy in Africa

Following the success of the previous conferences, the Third Young Scholars Conference on Structural Change and Industrial Policy in Africa invites papers from young scholars whose work engages with these themes. We especially encourage research that takes a pluralist perspective. The purpose of this conference is to contribute to scholarship on structural change and industrial development and policy in Africa, specifically among young scholars.

 13-14 June 2023 | Virtual Conference

Abstract submission closing date: 17 May 2022

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Industrial Policy in an era of global structural change: Implications for Southern Africa

01-02 August 2023 | Hybrid Event

The TIPS Forum aims to deepen the understanding of industrial policy in the context of the structural changes taking place. The Forum offers the opportunity for collective critical analysis of possible solutions that consider related opportunities and challenges, and further actions.

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Industrial Policy for Policy Makers Programme (IPPM) 2023

Financing Industrialisation in Africa

04-08 September 2023|Johannesburg(Muldersdrift)|South Africa

The fourth edition of the Industrial Policy for Policy Makers (IPPM) training programme will take place in September 2023, alongside the annual African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE). This year’s theme for IPPM is: Financing Industrialisation in Africa.

The programme is a partnership between APORDE, the South African Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic), the DSI/NRF South African Research Chair in Industrial Development (SARChI-ID) and Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS). It is aimed at senior government officials from across Africa and will be held in Gauteng (Magaliesburg), South Africa, from the 4th to 8th September 2023

Application submission closing date: 15 June 2023|13:00 SAST

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