Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma To Launch The University Of Limpopo Digital innovation Lab


Pretoria: Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma launches a Digital Innovation Lab at the University of Limpopo. The State-of-the-Art digital Innovation Lab came through a sponsorship between the University of Limpopo and Samsung Electronics South Africa, to the value of R9,420,329.00.

The lab is equipped with modern technology and infrastructure, including, White-top modern movable desks (15), grey and black training chairs (30), and 28 Laptops will be issued to participants instead of desktop systems. Samsung interactive flipchart with stand (1) for trainers/lecturers; Mobile power towers seven 7 Videowall display screens, comprising 8 X Samsung, 55” 500NITS FHD slim bezel, will be mounted in sets of 4 on the left and right of the centre podium.

This historic event marks a significant step towards empowering women, youth and persons with disabilities and encouraging innovation, to showcase and inspire similar innovative measures for other women, youth and persons with disabilities across the country in high institutions of learning.

Minister Dlamini Zuma, who is the University of Limpopo Chancellor, will deliver the keynote address at the official launch of the University of Limpopo Digital Innovation Lab (LDIL), which is in collaboration with Samsung Electronics South Africa and the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (The DTIC). The Digital Innovation Lab is a strategic initiative designed to improve the development of ICT skills in Limpopo and address unemployment.

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