Education

SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES ARE INNOVATING WITH IOT

The urgency to upskill budding entrepreneurs, businesses and youth to accommodate the wave of change brought about by Industry 4.0 is continuously accelerating in Africa. With innovation comes the need for economies to adapt and embrace the disruption. Through programmes such as SqwidNet’s IoT SA University Challenge, this is already happening.

At the core of any thriving society lies the power, will and ambition to innovate and propel the economy forward. Pulling together the brightest minds in technology and business is what SqwidNet, along with Sigfox, aim to achieve with their pioneering initiative: Internet of Things (IoT) SA University Challenge. 

“We developed this initiative in partnership with Sigfox as we believe that young people have a very different view of the world,” says Chetan Goshalia, SqwidNet’s Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. “They approach challenges differently and because they have grown up with technology at their fingertips, they find alternative ways of applying it.” Continue reading…

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