Professor Kyle Farmbry of Rutgers University in Newark in the United States (US) made an announcement at the Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (EDHE) Lekgotla that could have far-reaching implications for South African universities. Professor Farmbry was chairing a panel discussion at the Lekgotla, which formed part of the session on Global Entrepreneurship in the Context of the Pandemic.

He said the US Embassy was providing funding to launch the US-SA Virtual Business Incubation Network in 2021 to focus on enterprise partnerships that might come out of universities. He urged people to register on www.ussahighereducationnetwork.org.

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