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DST Shines Light on STI White Paper


Department of Science and Technology 11 October 2019 The science and technology department holds the view that, if South Africa’s economy is to advance along the trajectory set out in…

RPL Steering Committee on Traditional Health Set Up


Department of Science and Innovation 8 October 2019 A 13-member steering committee to focus on the accreditation of institutions for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) in African traditional medicines…

HSRC Seeks Board Members


Department of Science and Innovation 3 October 2019 The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) Board seeks members. The science and innovation department (DSI) published the call for nominations of candidates…

Affiliate Centre on Fourth Industrial Revolution on Track


Department of Science and Innovation 10 September 2019 The South African Affiliate Centre of the World Economic Forum Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR) will address key issues of…

Parliament Briefed on 2019 White Paper on STI


Department of Science and Technology 27 August 2019 The 2019 White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) seeks to adopt a whole-of-government/society approach to innovation. The science and technology…

Technology Innovation Agency Board Seeks New Members


Department of Science and Innovation 26 August 2019 The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) Board seeks new members. The science and innovation department published the call for nominations in Government Gazette…

Ramaphosa Assents to Indigenous Knowledge Systems Bill


The Presidency 19 August 2019 President Ramaphosa has signed the Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Systems Bill. Parliament passed the bill and sent it for assent in…

2019 STI Indicators Report Released


Department of Science and Innovation 1 August 2019 The science and innovation department will place an increasing emphasis on the concept of public sector innovation for societal benefit. The department’s…

White Paper on STI to Guide DST Budget Vote


Department of Science and Technology 11 July 2019 The science and technology department’s 2019 Budget Vote is guided by the new White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation. The higher…