Dr Osmond Mlonyeni, who earlier this year completed his Ph.D in Genetics and is currently a postdoctoral Fellow at FABI has been appointed to the Board of Directors of The Innovation Hub.  As the first accredited Science and Technology Park in Africa, The Innovation Hub aims to be an innovation agency of choice and build competitiveness of Gauteng by providing incubation programmes in the High technology, Green economy and Bio-economy sectors. Partnerships between government, industry, academic and research institutions are regarded to be important to drive innovation and foster skills and enterprise development.